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Catalog Number 1944.445.001
Object Name Balance, Analytical
Description One apothecary/pharmaceutical balance. The balance case is made of oak and pine wood with decorative moldings along the edges and a hinged glass top cover that has a wood frame. The case is painted silver. Two removable brass pans with balance arms fit onto vertical rods that protrude through the top surface of the case. At the center, a depressed area that holds a circular measuring pan which has a chrome or nickel silver finish. The pans are all located beneath the glass top cover. A small hole on the center front side of the case has an adjusting screw for calibrating the balance. A decorative brass strip is attached to the case above the adjusting screw opening. No manufacturer's labels are shown.
Collection Medical/Dental/Pharmaceutical
Date c.1900
Dimensions H-5.875 W-12.75 D-5.625 inches
Material Wood/Brass/Glass
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