Balance

Description:

Hand balance with 4.5-inch iron beam, index, two shallow pans, and 13 brass weights (one is marked “1 CRONE”). The whole fits in a rectangular wooden case.

Date Made: nineteenth century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Europe

Subject: Weights & Measures

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.329270Catalog Number: 329270Accession Number: 286917

Object Name: Money Scale with WeightsObject Type: ScalesWeights

Measurements: case: 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.6675 cm x 13.0175 cmheavier weight: 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.81 cmshears: 2 1/8 in; 5.3975 cmindicator: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cmbeam: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cmoverall in case: 15 3/16 in x 2 5/8 in; 38.57625 cm x 6.6675 cm

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Record Id: nmah_2576

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