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Balance

Balance

Description
This is a specific gravity balance with a 7-inch iron pedestal, and a 7.5-inch brass beam. A paper label in the lid of the box is signed “HENRY TROEMNER.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Specific Gravity Balance
Object Type
Balances
possible maker
Troemner
maker
Troemner
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
pedestal: 7 in; 17.78 cm
beam: 7 1/2 in; 19.05 cm
ID Number
CH.316415
catalog number
316415
accession number
223721
Credit Line
Department of Defense, U.S. Military Academy
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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