Prospector's portable assay balance, Oertling mode

Made:
1890 in London
maker:
L Oertling

Prospector's portable assay balance, Oertling model 15, made 1890. Serial no. 3687, capacity 2gms. No vertical pointer but horizontal pointers at each end of the beam pointing to graduated scales fixed to the case. Graduations on right hand side of brass beam for use with a rider, column brass. Signed Oertling, London. Two drawers at base, one containing a box of weights with a machined brass swivel lid (weights serial no. 7238). Flat weights 1gm to 0.01gm.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1955-173
type:
balance
credit:
Pilcher, R.B.
status:
Permanent collection

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