Pocket coin balance

Made:
1761-1778 in London
Pocket Balance for coins, engraved Anscheutz and Co. no.2045', in wooden case, which forms stand for balance. Lid of

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Pocket Balance for coins, engraved Anscheutz and Co. no.2045', in wooden case, which forms stand for balance. Lid of
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Pocket Balance for coins, engraved "Anscheutz and Co. no.2045", in wooden case, which forms stand for balance. Lid of case broken and several portions chipped away from base, label torn, small staple for catch missing

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1921-720
type:
pendulum balance - scales
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
credit:
Mr F. Raw