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English Dotchin or Steelyard Balance, by Benjamin Martin, London

Inventory Number: 11393
Object Type:
Persons: Benjamin Martin (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1774
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: There are no home-made grooves on the beam. Green silk cords with pink tassel at top of pan cords. Suspension cords missing and replaced with pink string. All weights missing, coin clip missing. Lid of box painted red then lined with pink silk, red velvet in the bottom. Scale reads 0 - 80 on one side, in increments of 10 and it reads 0 - 40 on the other, in increments of 10.

.1 - Ivory/Ivorine engraved scale with one brass pan attached by green cords.
.2 - Black case lined with pink silk and red velvet in the bottom.
Primary Inscriptions: " * B : Martin * "
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
velvet
Silk
Ivory/ivorine
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
12 199 63 mm

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