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Letter Scale

Description

A stamped scrolled border on a steel weighing surface. A convex enameled front with gilt borders and a molded base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1899-1920
Inscriptions
"CRESCENT/ .../ WARRANTED PAT. PEND'G/ Pat. June 2 1896; Mch. 29, 1898; Jan. 31, 1899." (embossed)
Material
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Weights & Measure T&E
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
iron (metal)
Scale, Postal
scales (weighing devices)
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1206
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
296670

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