Even Arm Balance


This iron counter balance with red finish has two 12-inch flat metal pans. The raised inscriptions read “FAIRBANKS” and “No. O.”

Maker: E. and T. Fairbanks and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Vermont, Saint Johnsbury

Subject: Weights & Measures


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Credit Line: Gift of City of New York

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0514.15Catalog Number: 1983.0514.15Accession Number: 1983.0514

Object Name: BalanceObject Type: Balances

Measurements: overall: 23.5 cm x 77.2 cm x 30.5 cm; 9 1/4 in x 30 3/8 in x 12 ineach plate: 30.5 cm; x 12 inoverall: 10 1/8 in x 30 in x 12 1/4 in; 25.7175 cm x 76.2 cm x 31.115 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e6c8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_609

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