Letter Scale

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1899-1920

GUSN

GUSN-296670

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

scales (weighing devices)
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Scale, Postal

Inscription

"CRESCENT/ .../ WARRANTED PAT. PEND'G/ Pat. June 2 1896; Mch. 29, 1898; Jan. 31, 1899." (embossed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Weights & Measure T&E

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1206

Places

United States