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Inventory no. 14955 - Former Display Label

BALANCE
c.1840

Signed: label glued to back of drawer: "GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, / Ironmongers & Manufacturers / of Chemical & Philosophical / APPARATUS, / Foster Lane, Cheapsides, / LONDON."
Demountable, with steel beam and support, brass column in two sections, and pans; supported on a mahogany base with drawer containing the weights. The beam release is operated by a lever and cord.
Weights: brass 10, 20-500 grains
platinum 1, 2-10 grains and 0.1-0.5 grains

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