Hand balance with a 5.25-inch iron beam, 1.75-inch pans, three square brass weights, and oval iron box. It was used by a Dr. Curie in Virginia, around 1870.

Date Made: ca 1800 - 1850around 1870

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Weights & Measures

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Credit Line: Dr. A. Foard McGinnes

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-12964Catalog Number: M-12964Accession Number: 287163

Object Name: Balancebalance

Physical Description: cotton (hanger material)metal (case material)metal (beam material)metal (hanger material)metal (pans(2) material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 5 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 14.2875 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_733545

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