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Vault 687
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Location

Gringotts Wizarding Bank, London, England

Owner(s)
"Inside were mounds of gold coins. Columns of silver. Heaps of little bronze Knuts."
—Description[src]

Vault 687 in Gringotts Wizarding Bank belongs to the Potter family. It appears to be of moderate depth and deeper underground than the vault of the Weasley family, but not as deep as Vault 713. It is accessible only by a cart operated by one of the bank's goblin employees, and by using a small gold key.

History

In 1991, Harry Potter was escorted to Gringotts by Rubeus Hagrid, and learned that his late parents had left him a small fortune in their vault, of which his guardians knew nothing. This was very fortunate for Harry, since they would have surely taken most, if not all, as "proper compensation" for "opening their home" to him.[1]

In 1996 Bill Wesley obtained gold from this vault in order for Harry to buy school supplies, as it took the public hours to excess their vaults, due to the tightened security brought on by the Second Wizarding War.

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