Nested Weights


Set of seven nested brass weights that belonged to Joel Reed (b. 1827), owner of several gold mines in North Carolina. The heavier weights are marked “G.R.” and “Troy”.

Original Owner: Reed, JoelSon And Inheritor: Reed, John Franklin

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mrs. John Franklin Reed

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.321599Catalog Number: 321599Accession Number: 185076

Object Name: WeightsNested WeightsObject Type: Weights

Measurements: weight 2:;weight 3:;weight 1:;overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 13/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 4.60375 cm


Record Id: nmah_2432

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