Balance

Description
This is a grey metal counter scale with circular dial. The inscription reads “PLACARDO SCALE MFG. CO. / NEW YORK, N.Y. / CAPACITY 10 LBS. / BY 1/2 OUNCE / PAT. APP. FOR” and “APPROVED / NEW YORK CITY / TYPE / SERIAL / R-10.”
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1920s
1920sx
maker
Placardo Scale Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
overall: 43.2 cm x 40.5 cm x 22.3 cm; 17 in x 15 15/16 in x 8 3/4 in
overall: 16 3/4 in x 15 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 42.545 cm x 38.735 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
1983.0514.25
catalog number
1983.0514.25
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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