Portable Weights and Measures Set

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Title

Portable Weights and Measures Set

Subject

Tools--weights & measures

Description

Two wooden cases with brass hinged lids and hook clasps.
First case is 13 1/2" (l) x 6" (w) x 6 1/4" (h), containing a balance adjustable with three leveling screws. Not in workable condition. Second case is 8 3/4" (l) x 4 1/2" (w) x 3 3/4" (h), containing 11 brass weights ranging from 1/16 oz. to 4 lbs.

Creator

W & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York.

Date

1910-1920 ca.

Contributor

Gift of the Town of Conway (William Graves).

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Relation

CHS-1987-018
CHS-1987-019

Format

jpeg

Type

Physical object

Identifier

CHS-1987-018.1

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

008

Citation

W & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York., “Portable Weights and Measures Set,” Conway Historical Society, accessed December 6, 2021, https://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/291.