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Corn Balance, or Grain and Seed Meter, by Stanley, London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 74427
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Large brass funnel with support screwed into fitting on top of box, with on its side a knife-edge to balance a scale-beam calibrated from 0 to 72 with sliding weight marked "Lbs Per Bushel", and hook to suspend the brass bucket to hold the grain. An ebony 'roller' is provided for smoothing the top of the grain in the bucket.
Primary Inscriptions: "STANLEY, Optician, Railway Approach, London Bridge, S.E." [engraved on instrument]. Inside lid there is a label: "FROM/ STANLEY, Optician, &c.,/ RAILWAY APPROACH, LONDON BRIDGE." [and a second label with instructions].
Provenance: Not ascertained
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Material(s): Brass
steel
ebony and mahogany
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
315 145 120 mm

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