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This is a brass hand balance with a 6-inch beam, 3-inch pans, and fitted wooden case.
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Date made
ca. 1700
date made
eighteenth century
each pan: 2 7/8 in; x 7.3025 cm
beam: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall: 4 in x 8 1/2 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 21.59 cm x 2.54 cm
overall in case: 1 3/16 in x 8 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in; 3.01625 cm x 21.59 cm x 9.8425 cm
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National Museum of American History
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