Balance

Description
This hand balance has a 6-inch iron beam with index, 2.5-inch brass pans, and rectangular wooden case with indecipherable paper label in the lid.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
metal, tin (overall material)
fabric, cotton (overall material)
green (overall color)
Measurements
bar measurement: 6 cm x 5.5 cm x 1.4 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
MG.302606.225.02
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.225.02
Credit Line
The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
subject
Weights & Measures
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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