Scale

Object Number: 
INV.503
Date: 
1875-1910
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 10 1/2 x 3 in. ( 12.7 x 26.7 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
molded: on base: "FAIRBANKS" [cast twice and painted once] written: on label attached to scale: "E. B. CHILD. 1947"
Description: 
Cast iron scale with horizontal gauge, sliding weight, and pierced balancing tray with engraved pound numbers; painted decoration, with remains of gold paint on weight; maker's name molded on scale base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund Bramhall Child, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group