Spring balance scales; George Salter & Co; Unknown; CR1977.905

Name/Title

Spring balance scales

About this object

Spring balance scales - "No 2 Salter's Improved Spring Balance - Warranted." Tray with diameter of 255 mm is supported by three chains. Join by M ring behind hook under scales with ring at top. Flat brass front: measurement graduations from 0 to 40 beside vertical groove. When weight is applied to hook metal arrow is pulled down groove.

Maker

George Salter & Co

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, Staffordshire, West Bromwich

Medium and Materials

Metal, brass

Inscription and Marks

No 2 SALTER'S IMPROVED SPRING BALANCE. WARRANTED. Nos 0 - 40

Measurements

Ring to hook: H 400 mm
Ring to tray: H 750 mm
Tray: Di 255 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Weighing equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Shop fittings

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Weighing instruments

Object number

CR1977.905

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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