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Apothecary Scale
Medical Science, Division of Science, Medicine, and Society, National Museum of American History

Apothecary Scale

Catalog #: 306631    Accession #: 63379
Credit: Medical Science, Division of Science, Medicine, and Society, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 3.625" H x 6.875" W x 5.5" D

Physical Description

Metal scale in wooden case painted green

General History

Scales such as this one were used to weigh and measure medicine.


Keywords

Country: United States
Eras: Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
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