Balance

Balance

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Description
This balance has a 6-inch iron beam, iron index, brass pans, brass stand with lifter, and wooden base with drawer.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance
Object Type
Balances
Date made
18th century
1700-1800
18th century style
date made
around 1800
1800-1900
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
without base: 13 in; 33.02 cm
base: 5 in x 10 in; 12.7 cm x 25.4 cm
overall: 13 3/8 in x 10 in x 5 1/4 in; 33.9725 cm x 25.4 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
CH.315947
catalog number
315947
accession number
222973
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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