Item:Fine wooden abacus

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fine wooden abacus
Look: Scrollwork along the wood frame embellishes this unique device, created to help scholars and merchants alike quickly and correctly count goods bought and sold. Consisting of a number of polished wooden beads on wooden dowels, the abacus is partitioned to allow the separation of lesser and greater numbers by sliding the beads from one side to the other. Burned into the wood is some writing.


An abacus reads:
Menger Andu, year of the Silver Unicorn, 364

Weight: 30 stones
Appraised Cost: 6,500 Kronars
5,200 Lirums
4,690.4 Dokoras
6.5 LTBpoints
6.5 Tickets
6.5 Scrips
Special Properties:
  • This item is styled or has special functions for Traders.
Dimensions: 3 length x 3 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Menger Andu

An Abacus can be FIGUREd to determine the amount value in other currencies.

Verbs

  • STUDY : You carefully study the placement of the beads on your abacus. After a moments thought, you determine that the number 0 is recorded on it.
Others see : <Person> furrows <his/her> brow and peers intently at <his/her> abacus.
  • PUSH : You slide some beads down the length of the board.
Others see : <Person> slides some beads down the length of <his/her> abacus.
  • PULL : You separate some beads from the others on a line.
Others see : <Person> separates some beads from the others on a line.
  • SHAKE : You rattle your abacus noisily in your hands, causing the beads to spin wildly.
Others see : <Person> rattles <his/her> abacus noisily, causing the beads to spin wildly.