Portable balance and weights

Made:
1680-1699 in Germany

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Portable balance and set of weights, in case, with early form of relieving mechanism, German, late 17th century (Regensburg or Ratisbon). Length of beam 4 3/4ins.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1937-170
type:
money scales
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • money scales
credit:
Dr W.L.Hildburgh