Apothecaries' scales H Martin
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Travelling apothecaries' scale for weighing chemicals and pharmaceuticals, thought to have belonged to Luke Howard FRS. Brass pillar and balance with a single chained pan and a corresponding fork for a detachable pan or glass. Lever operated with a central pointer. The apparatus is mounted on a mahogany box with a single drawer containing two compartments lined with red velvet, one for the packed-down balance and the other for weights. The base of the box has a green baize covering.
- Image reference: RS-12494
- The Royal Society
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