Apothecaires' balance, with weights, in fish-skin covered case, 1750

Made:
1750 in England

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English Apothecaires' balance, 1750, with weights, in fish-skin covered case, with wire hinges and hooks. Beam 2 1/4", steel, swan-neck ends, forked suspension and knife-edge at centre, pans, 1 1/4" diam, brass, slightly dished, sensitivity 0.08 grain, pans empty

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1938-46
type:
beamscale
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
credit:
Wright, J.