Pocket scale


Title
Pocket scale
Description
Rectangular brass and copper engraved box with rounded ends; hinge at back of lid; lid engraved with scene of two men and two women seated at table and another man walking toward one of the seated gentlemen; Germanic phrase at base of image and floral motif engraved at ends; copper body engraved with hunting scenes. Two round, scale pans on thread tied to metal bar inside box; metal point at fulcrum and tab for suspending balance, tassel tied to tab.
Date
1851
Original Format
medical equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Country Doctor Museum
Subject(s)
Location of Original
Country Doctor Museum
Rights
This item has been made available by The Country Doctor Museum for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. For information regarding reproduction, please contact The Country Doctor Museum at hslcdm@ecu.edu;
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