Oertling No.3A analytical balance

Made:
1848-1882 in London
maker:
Ludwig Oertling
and
L Oertling

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Analytical balance, Oertling model 3A chemical/second-grade analytical balance in standard glazed mahogany case with front doorslide. 12" brass beam with agate knives and planes; 100g capacity, 0.2mg sensitivity. No serial number, pre-1882. Aluminium pans (not original, oversized) on brass bows. Repair number indicates factory overhaul in 1921/2. Complete (lacks spirit level, weights and accessories) and functioning.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
2014-366
Materials:
agate, aluminium (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and mahogany
type:
analytical balance