Steelyard

Steelyard

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Description
Japanese steelyard with a graduated brass beam, 2.75-inch brass pan with inscriptions, one small brass weight, and fitted wooden case.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
steelyard
Object Type
Scales
place made
Japan
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 8.89 cm x 34.925 cm
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 7/16 in x 13 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 8.73125 cm x 34.6075 cm
ID Number
CH.261281
accession number
51116
catalog number
261281
Credit Line
Transfer from Department of the Interior Bureau of Education
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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