Balance

Description
This hand balance has a 6-inch iron beam with index, 2.5-inch brass pans, one brass weight marked “FOUR PENNY WEIGHTS” and “STANDARD / DAY & CO.”, and rectangular wooden box.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
cotton (string material)
metal (weights material)
metal (beam material)
metal (hanger material)
metal (pans(2) material)
wood (case material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 6 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 16.8275 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
MG.M-09313
catalog number
M-09313
accession number
218383
Credit Line
University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry
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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