Balance

Description:

Steel balance with a square base, tall pillar, and ornate top. Both ends of the beam are marked “BERRY & WARMINGTON LTD. / WEIGHWELL / WORKS / LIVERPOOL.” The middle is marked "CLASS B."

Date Made: twentieth centurymid-twentieth century

Maker: Berry & Warmington

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, Liverpool

Subject: Weights & Measures

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-12175Catalog Number: M-12175Accession Number: 272102

Object Name: Balance, Equal Armbalance

Physical Description: metal, white (arm material)metal, white (pan hanger material)metal, white (pan holder material)Measurements: overall: 34 1/4 in x 17 in x 8 in; 86.995 cm x 43.18 cm x 20.32 cmmain stand without parts: 34 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in x 8 in; 86.995 cm x 14.9225 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9c49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_733637

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