Balance

Balance

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Description
Unequal-arm counter balance with a cast-iron base, large brass scoop, and two heavy iron weights.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance, Unequal Arm
Other Terms
Balance, Unequal Arm; Manufacturing And Dispensing Equipment
date made
around 1900
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 18 3/4 in x 10 in; 31.75 cm x 47.625 cm x 25.4 cm
weight 1: 3 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
weight 2: 1 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1997.0197.02
accession number
1997.0197
catalog number
1997.0197.02
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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