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Object ID # 1986.019.018abcd
Object Name Balance
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Apothecary's iron balance scale with two copper weighing pans.
(b) Forged iron frame for scale, with two forked legs at one end and a hook at the other end.
(c) Plain, larger copper pan with rolled edge over thick wire, no lettering.
(d) Plain, smaller pan with rolled edge over thick wire, pan has 3 holes and connecting rings, attaching it to 3 chains that are held in the eye of a forged iron hanging hook, no maker’s name, underside of pan is weighted with lead.
See the brass weights that were donated at the same time
Provenance Manufactured by Schering. Last owned by Roland Ellinghausen (b. 1910 - d. 1981), an Owen Sound druggist.
Collection Pharmaceutical Equipment Collection
Material Iron/Copper
Found Ontario
People Ellinghausen, Roland