This is an “Ultra-Matic” precision micro balance in a green metal frame. The inscription reads “August Sauter / N.Y. Inc. N.Y.C. USA. 2820 / Made in Germany.”

Ref: Ad for August Sauter Ultra-Matic Precision Balance in Analytical Chemistry 27 (1955): 68A.

Date Made: 1950s

Maker: Sauter, August

Place Made: Germany

Subject: Weights & Measures

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Credit Line: Worcester Foundation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0562.01Accession Number: 1992.0562Catalog Number: 1992.0562.01

Object Name: Microbalance

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 27.3 cm x 19.7 cm x 35.7 cm; 10 3/4 in x 7 3/4 in x 14 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_332414

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