Silverloy Balance

Silverloy Balance

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Description
Silverloy was an amalgam introduced to market in 1919 by the Crescent Dental Manufacturing Co., of Chicago. A Silverloy balance was used to weigh that substance.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance
Object Type
balance
Other Terms
Balance; Dentistry
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 6 in; 4.7625 cm x 2.8575 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
MG.M-11176
catalog number
M-11176
accession number
254077
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. J. O. Pierson
subject
Dr. C. Edmund Kells Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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