Steelyard Scale

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3308

Description

A flat-sided oblong handle with three "U" shaped pivoting extensions, with hooks on a notched square-section rod marked with increments of measurement and a pear-shaped weight on the end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

steelyards
iron (metal)
Iron
SCALE, STEELYARD

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1094