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Milk scale

Description

Rectangular iron box with shaped brass plaque attached to front with inscription and circle with weights from 1-10 (marked) and iron dial; iron hanging ring at top and large hook suspended from a spring-loaded mechanism protruding from a hole in the 'box' and attaching to dial

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1992
Inscriptions
Incised on front plaque: Chatillon's/ Improved Circular/ Spring Balance/ to weigh 30 lb./ dial with ""0"" to 9 and 1/2 increments/ Milk/ Scale/ each 10 lb. is marked on the slide/ the intermediate weights on the circle/ warranted/ New York
Material
brass (alloy)
incising
iron (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
cookware
Incised
incising
Iron
iron (metal)
SCALE, MILK
scales (weighing devices)
Dimensions
17 x 4.5 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.361
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10286

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