Scales; 16-58

Name/Title

Scales

About this object

A small gum diggers' scale also known as a 'steelyard'. Inscribed with 'Made for Henry Berry, Christchurch, NZ'. Has sliding weight along lever. Two hooks for suspension.
Used by Daniel Hugh Lewis (Donor's father) who worked in the kauri fields of Northland, around Kaitaia.

Measurements

L: 45cm W: 45cm with hooks extended

Object Type

Scales

Object number

16-58

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