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Spring Scale

Spring Scale

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Description
George H. Chatillon (1848-1905) was a partner in, and later sole proprietor of, John Chatillon & Sons, a New York firm that made a variety of spring scales. This is the model that he submitted with one of his patent applications.
Ref: George H. Chatillon, “Improvement in Spring-Scales,” U.S. Patent 171,993 (Jan. 11, 1876), assignor to John Chatillon & Sons.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Scale
Object Type
Patent Model
Scales
Date made
ca. 1876
date made
1875
patented by
Chatillon, George H.
maker
John Chatillon and Sons
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
overall: 21.6 cm x 17.2 cm x 19.3 cm; 8 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 7 5/8 in
dial: 10.5 cm; x 4 1/8 in
overall: 8 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in x 6 3/4 in; 21.9075 cm x 19.3675 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
CH.308937
accession number
89797
catalog number
308937
patent number
171,993
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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