Balance

Balance

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Description
This is a hand balance with a 7.5-inch brass beam, index, and 3-inch horn pans.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
balance
Hand Balance
Physical Description
cotton (string material)
horn (pans(2) material)
metal, brass (beam material)
metal, brass (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 11 in x 3 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 27.94 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
MG.M-12399
catalog number
M-12399
accession number
285854
Credit Line
Gift of the American Pharmaceutical Association
subject
Weights & Measures
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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