Tobacco scale

Made:
1930-1940 in United Kingdom
Tobacco Scale

Tobacco Scale
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

Self-indicating tobacco scale by W.& T. Avery.

Patent no. 134128 was granted 9/1/1919 and relates to counter scales and pendulum weight apparatus; with particular reference to relieving the beam from supporting the pans in the event of a sudden violent movement. The Avery scales make use of this invention.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
Y2001.197
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
weighing machine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument