Balance

Description
This is a Robervahl balance in a wood box with reddish marble slab with bubble level, hinged glass cover, and adjusting screws at one side. A brass tag on the lid reads “HENRY TROEMNER / MAKER / PHILADELPHIA, PA. / CAP. 1 OZ. NO. 80-A.” The pans are 3 inches diameter.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
19th Century
date made
around 1925
maker
Troemner
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/8 in x 14 3/16 in x 6 1/4 in; 18.7325 cm x 36.03625 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
MG.312142.036
accession number
312142
catalog number
312142.036
serial number
80-A
Credit Line
Gift of Ferris State College, School of Pharmacy
subject
Weights & Measures
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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