Spring Scale

Spring Scale

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Description
This spring scale, which has two suspension rings and two load hooks, is graduated in kilograms from 10 to 100, and in something else from 0 to 14. Rufus Harvey Sargent, the donor, purchased this item in Bolivia in 1920.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance
Object Type
Balances
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
c: 3 1/2 in x 4 in; 8.89 cm x 10.16 cm
spring: 1/8 in x 3/4 in;.3175 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
CH.312056
catalog number
312056
accession number
159932
Credit Line
Gift of R. H. Sargent
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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