Polished steel equal-arm balance, 1772-1775

Made:
1772-1775
Polished steel equal-arm balance, 7 1/2 beam, box ends; knife-edge fulcrum; upward indicator, gallows suspension with

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Polished steel equal-arm balance, 7 1/2 beam, box ends; knife-edge fulcrum; upward indicator, gallows suspension with
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Polished steel equal-arm balance, 7 1/2" beam, box ends; knife-edge fulcrum; upward indicator, gallows suspension with guard-link, brass pans 4" diam., with silk cords. Period late 18th century, probably 1772-5

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-613
type:
beamscale
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
credit:
Mr F. Dawtrey Drewitt