Balance

Description:

Hand balance with a 6-inch iron beam with index, 2.5-inch brass pans, one brass weight marked “FOUR PENNY WEIGHTS” and “STANDARD / DAY & CO.”, and rectangular wooden box.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Weights & Measures

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-09313Catalog Number: M-09313Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: balanceHand Balance

Physical Description: cotton (string material)metal (weights material)metal (beam material)metal (hanger material)metal (pans(2) material)wood (case material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 6 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 16.8275 cm x 8.255 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-93fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_733531

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