- Brass steelyard with two hooks. The beam is flat, 10 inches long, and graduated from  to 28. The short end is inscribed “S. E. Winslow / Philada.” Winslow explained that his aim here "is the construction of the single axle with double fulcra, for scale beams or other scales, in the manner described."
- Ref: Seth E. Winslow, “Balance or Scale-Beam,” U.S. Patent 1,708 (July 31, 1840).
- Winslow's claim in The American Repertory of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures 2 (1841): 154.
- Currently not on view
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- Winslow, Seth E.
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- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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- United States: New Jersey
- overall: 18.6 cm x 38 cm x 39.5 cm; 7 5/16 in x 14 15/16 in x 15 9/16 in
- overall: 15 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 39.37 cm x 11.43 cm x 3.81 cm
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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