Source: ebay, Sept. 2005
*Five old betel-nut cutters, three from South India and two bird-shaped ones from Indonesia*
Source: ebay, Dec. 2005
*A romantic betel-nut cutter, c.1800's*; *another example*
Source: ebay, May 2008
A paan-daan, c.19th c.; *a detailed inside view of another paan-daan*; *and another*; *and a third*; *and a fourth*
Source: ebay, Oct. 2005
A small paan-daan: a brass tray with a set of five small hinged boxes, c.1850's-1860's
Source: ebay, Nov. 2005
"This portable paandaan has two openings at the end which are used for storing kathha and chuna, the two most important ingredients for a pan"
Source: ebay, Jan. 2006
"A portable bronze lime pot, 5 1/2" long, for paan-making; with traces of line still visible inside it; opposite the hinge is a side mount with a whole where a chain would have been attached with a small spatula/spoon to scoop out the lime"
Source: ebay, July 2006
"Paan seller in Varanasi" (July 2003)
(downloaded July 2006)
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