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Set of apothecary weights in a wooden box. Each of the 6 brass weights is marked “H. TROEMNER, PHILA” with indication of weight in drachms. The smaller grain weights are aluminum. A drachm is equal to 60 grains. A scruple is equal to 20 grains.
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Object Name
Weight Set
weight set, Troy
weight set, troy
Henry Troemner
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 13/16 in x 5 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.06375 cm x 12.7 cm x 7.9375 cm
overall: 13/16 in x 5 in x 3 3/16 in; 2.06375 cm x 12.7 cm x 8.09625 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Henry Troemner; Accession 64117 (1919)
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National Museum of American History
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