2002.89.1

Photocopy of paper found in Salum House wrapped around a coin.

Message written on paper and wrapped around a coin then put in the foundations at the four corners for good luck. (Found by Biily Hayes in Salum House.)

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Object Details

Other Number: not specified

Builder`s `good luck` message dated 1925

When building a new house on Tiree, it was custom to place a coin and message at the four corners of the foundations for good luck. This message was found wrapped around a coin in the walls of Salum House.
Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 8: drawer 1
Current Location: normal location

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