Scientific Weights


Wooden box containing weights, some brass and some aluminum, with forceps.

Date Made: ca. 1800ca. 1800

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Chemistry


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Bruno Kisch

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.318238Catalog Number: 318238Accession Number: 235392

Object Name: Scientific Weightscientific weightsObject Type: Weights

Measurements: weight 4:;weight 5:;weight 1:;weight 3:;weight 2:;box: 17 mm x 83 mm x 58 mm; 11/16 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 5/16 inoverall in box: 11/16 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 3/16 in; 1.74625 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.55625 cm


Record Id: nmah_2304

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.