Pocket guinea balance with weights

Made:
1763-1779 in London

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Pocket guinea balance, by Herberts, in wooden case with 8 weights:- 3,4,5,6 grains; 1/4, 1/2 and 1 guinea; Geo.III guinea, length of beam 3 1/16 ins, sensitivity 0.1gr.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1916-314
type:
money scales
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • money scales
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court