Weights

Weights

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Set of weights in a wooden box. The heaviest is 50 grams. A label in front reads “MADE BY / August Sauter / Ebingen, Germany / for / Central Scientific Company / Chicago.” While Sauter began making weights and balances in 1856, these weights were made after the establishment of the Central Scientific Co. in 1900.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Weights
Object Type
Weights
Balances
maker
Sauter, August
Sauter, August
Central Scientific Company
Central Scientific Company
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
brass weight:;
brass weight:;
box: 35 mm x 161 mm x 90 mm; 1 3/8 in x 6 5/16 in x 3 9/16 in
brass weight:;
brass weight:;
brass weight:;
overall in box: 1 3/8 in x 6 3/16 in x 3 3/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 15.71625 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
CH.315233
catalog number
315233
accession number
218476
Credit Line
Gift of Edward H. Turner
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National Museum of American History
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