Spring Scale


Joseph F. Fritch (1846-1932), a physician in Unionville Indiana, used this small spring scale to weigh babies. The inscription reads "SENATE / NOVELTY / PAT.D / FEBRUARY / 18, 1912."

Date Made: before 1932

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Women's Health


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Credit Line: Mr. Calvert L. Richardson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-14116Catalog Number: M-14116Accession Number: 297970

Object Name: hand-scale, infantscaleOther Terms: Medicine

Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 6 in; 1.905 cm x 3.175 cm x 15.24 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-7702-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_726699

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