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Buoyancy Measuring Instrument

Buoyancy Measuring Instrument

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Description
The U.S. Weather Bureau identified this Japanese instrument as a "set of weights for balloon balancing.” The inscription reads "Furyoku Soukutai Ki-Kyo... Tokyo Dempa (electric wave) Co."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Meteorlogical Instrument
maker
Tokyo Denpa Co., Ltd.
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 15 in x 10 in; 10.795 cm x 38.1 cm x 25.4 cm
overall: 4 1/4 in x 15 in x 9 in; 10.795 cm x 38.1 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
PH.316272
catalog number
316272
accession number
224564
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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