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Balance

Balance

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Description
This is a brass hand balance with 5.7-inch beam marked “GERMANY” and 2.8-inch pans.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hand Balance
date made
late nineteenth century
place made
Germany
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 8 in x 2 3/4 in; 17.78 cm x 20.32 cm x 6.99516 cm
ID Number
MG.M-09314
catalog number
M-09314
accession number
218383
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry
subject
Weights & Measures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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