Balance

Description
This is a steel balance with a square base, tall pillar, and ornate top. Both ends of the beam are marked “BERRY & WARMINGTON LTD. / WEIGHWELL / WORKS / LIVERPOOL.” The middle is marked "CLASS B."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
twentieth century
mid-twentieth century
maker
Berry & Warmington
place made
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool
Physical Description
metal, white (arm material)
metal, white (pan hanger material)
metal, white (pan holder material)
Measurements
overall: 34 1/4 in x 17 in x 8 in; 86.995 cm x 43.18 cm x 20.32 cm
main stand without parts: 34 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in x 8 in; 86.995 cm x 14.9225 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
MG.M-12175
catalog number
M-12175
accession number
272102
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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