Weights (12)

Weights (12)

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Description
These 12 iron items were used to measure things in stones, a British unit of mass equal to fourteen pounds.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Weight Set
Object Type
Weights
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
weight 4: 4 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 6.985 cm
weight 5: 3 3/4 in x 3 in; 9.525 cm x 7.62 cm
weight 6: 5 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 8.5725 cm
weight 1: 1 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 3.81 cm x 7.3025 cm
weight 2: 3 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 7.9375 cm
weight 3: 3 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 8.89 cm x 7.3025 cm
overall; largest: 8 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 13.6525 cm x 13.97 cm
overall; smallest: 2 1/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 5.23875 cm x 7.3025 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
CH.319205
catalog number
319205
accession number
236088
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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