Balance

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Description
Raised letters on the back of this large counter balance read “STRUBLER / COMPUTING SCALE CO. / ELKHART / IND.” They refer to a short-lived firm that was established in 1906 by Charles G. Strubler (1855-1935), a mid-west machinist.
Ref: Charles G. Strubler, “Scale-Beam,” U.S. Patent 662,367 (Nov. 20, 1900), assigned to Walter F. Stimpson.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
around 1900
maker
Strubler Computing Scale Company
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Measurements
overall: 59.8 cm x 63.5 cm x 30.5 cm; 23 9/16 in x 25 in x 12 in
overall: 23 1/2 in x 26 in x 11 in; 59.69 cm x 66.04 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1983.0514.23
catalog number
1983.0514.23
accession number
1983.0514
Credit Line
Gift of City of New York
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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