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Weights

Weights

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Mahogany box with eight cylindrical brass weights, the largest of which is 50 grams, and several smaller weights. The label on the front of the box reads “CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC / CHICAGO CENCO U.S.A. / LABORATORY APPARATUS.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Weights
Object Type
Weights
maker
Central Scientific Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Measurements
brass weight 4:;
brass weight 5:;
brass weight 3:;
box: 4 cm x 16.4 cm x 9.3 cm; 1 9/16 in x 6 7/16 in x 3 11/16 in
brass weight 1:;
brass weight 2:;
overall in case: 1 5/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 3 9/16 in; 4.1275 cm x 16.1925 cm x 9.04875 cm
ID Number
CH.315232
accession number
218476
catalog number
315232
Credit Line
Gift of Edward H. Turner
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