Steelyard

Description:

Iron steelyard, allegedly of Spanish origin, with a 7.5-inch serrated beam, square weight with beveled edges, one suspension ring, and a hook and a ring below.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Spain

Subject: Weights & Measures

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Credit Line: Gift of Paul Edward Garber

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.309565Catalog Number: 309565Accession Number: 105400

Object Name: SteelyardSteelyard

Measurements: overall: 5 3/4 in x 7 3/8 in; 14.605 cm x 18.7325 cmweight: 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 2.2225 cmoverall: 1 in x 9 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 23.8125 cm x 8.255 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e6de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1700

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