Alternative Name(s): Marbles; Ballot Balls
Black ballot balls used by a friendly society as part of their election process.
Friendly societies often provided financial, sickness, unemployment and funeral benefits to their members who usually paid a contribution based on their gender and age.
Five black ceramic balls that are not perfectly spherical with areas that are rough from manufacture.
Donation from Independent Order of Oddfellows, 15 Apr 1996
Type of item
1.7 cm (Length), 1.5 cm (Height)
Measurements show range of diameter size.