Milk scale

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1900-1992

GUSN

GUSN-10286

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

Descriptive Terms

scales (weighing devices)
cookware
brass (alloy)
incising
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
Incised
SCALE, MILK

Inscription

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 x 4.5 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.361