Bullion balance, 7" steel beam, in tooled beechwood case

Made:
1708-1714 in London
maker:
John Snart

Small bullion balance, 7" steel beam and deep cylindrical pans of gilt brass with chain supports, in tooled beechwood case, with label of maker John Snart, London, and engraved with the Stuart arms of Queen Anne, 2nd half of reign 1708-14. Sensitivity 0.5gr.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1937-879
type:
bullion balance
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
credit:
Greaves, A.K.