Scales : A century of weighing babies, medicines, and gold
Object ID Number:
EH101018
Object Name:
Scale Accessories
Type:
Scale Weight Set
Manufacturer:
Christian Becker - Newark, New Jersey
Date of Manufacture:
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Manufactured from:
1890
Manufactured to:
1950
Description / History:
This Christian Becker Scale Weight Set has stainless steel weights, fractional weights, and tweezers. A glass lid covers smaller weights. The box is polished mahogany wood with velvet lining. Christian Becker was a pioneer in the making of scientific balances and scientific instruments. Becker scale weight sets were used extensively in early 20th century college and pharmaceutical laboratories for high quality mass determinations in conjunction with an analytical balance.
Dimensions:
H-7.25 W-4 L-10 inches
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