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Set of 12 cylindrical brass weights ranging from 0,1 ounce to 10 ounce, and two weight lifters. The National Bureau of Standards transferred this set to the Smithsonian in 1928.
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Weight Set and Weight Lifters
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Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
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small weight lifter: 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 3 7/8 in;.9525 cm x 2.8575 cm x 9.8425 cm
large weight lifter: 9/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 6 in; 1.42875 cm x 6.35 cm x 15.24 cm
box: 2 in x 4 in x 4 in; 5.08 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
overall box housing: 2 in x 4 in x 4 in; 5.08 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
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Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Standards
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National Museum of American History
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