Trip Scale

Trip Scale

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Description
Trip scale marked “HENRY TROEMNER PHILADELPHIA” and “2”. The base is cast iron, painted yellow with red trim. A bulbous iron weight hangs from the graduated beam.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance
Object Type
Scales
Balances
date made
late nineteenth century
mid-nineteenth century
maker
Henry Troemner
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
plate 1: 20 cm; x 7 7/8 in
overall: 29 cm x 51 cm x 26 cm; 11 7/16 in x 20 1/16 in x 10 1/4 in
plate 2: 29 cm; x 11 7/16 in
overall: 11 1/4 in x 20 in x 10 in; 28.575 cm x 50.8 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
CH.337123
catalog number
337123
accession number
1979.0363
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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