Balance

Description
This hand balance has a 6-inch beam with index, and 2.25-inch brass pans, three square weights, and a rectangular wooden case.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
string, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 6.5 cm x 15.2 cm x 1.5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 6 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
MG.302606.189.02
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.189.02
Credit Line
Gift of 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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