Balance

Description
This is a brass hand balance with 8-inch beam, 3.2-inch pans, various weights, and rectangular wooden box.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca. 1825
Measurements
overall: 8 in; 20.32 cm
overall: 1 7/16 in x 9 3/16 in x 4 1/16 in; 3.65125 cm x 23.33625 cm x 10.31875 cm
ID Number
CH.59428
accession number
219034
catalog number
59428
Credit Line
Roger P. Templin
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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