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Steel yard and pan

Description

Parts to a scale: tin weight pan(A), shaped like a 3-sided scoop. Small link chains connected to pan at 3 places; join together near top for hanging. Iron steel yard(B) has 2 hooks at one end w/ flat piece and buoy shaped weight at opposite end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
tin (metal)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
SCALE
steelyards
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3353AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20186

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