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Micro Label  
  A serial number or logo so small it can only be seen under extreme magnification.  

Deckard finds a small object that looks like a fish scale. He takes it to a street expert; under high magnification, she reveals that it is really a manufactured object with a serial number.


(Micro label from Blade Runner)

"I think it was manufactured... Finest quality. Superior workmanship..."

Technovelgy from Blade Runner, by Ridley Scott.
Published by Blade Runner Partnership in 1982
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