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Subject: Brass time capsule

Brass time capsule

From: William Hall <wdh>
Date: Thursday, October 29, 1998
Clint Fountain <cfountain [at] mail__dos__state__fl__us> writes

>The Museum of Florida History has recently come into possession of a
>box made of sheet brass, 17 5/8" X 17" X 1", which bears a plaque...
>...
>The problem: how to open the box with zero probability of damage to
>the contents, and with minimal damage to the container and its
>coating.

I would suggest putting it on a milling machine and using a fine
(0.5mm) slitting saw on the solder line.

William Hall
Littlemore Scientific
Railway Lane
Littlemore
Oxford  OX4 4PZ
UK
+44 1865 747437
Fax: +44 1865 747780

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