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Balance

Balance

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Description
This large counter balance has a double beam, white marble platform, harp-shaped back, and “Fairbanks” inscription.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance
Object Type
Scales
maker
E. and T. Fairbanks and Company
place made
United States: Vermont, Saint Johnsbury
Measurements
overall: 57.2 cm x 57.2 cm x 47 cm; 22 1/2 in x 22 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in
overall: 22 1/4 in x 23 1/2 in x 18 5/8 in; 56.515 cm x 59.69 cm x 47.3075 cm
ID Number
1983.0514.20
catalog number
1983.0514.20
accession number
1983.0514
Credit Line
Gift of City of New York
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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