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Metal apothecary scale
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Details

Object ID 000323

Object Name Metal apothecary scale

Object Desc Red painted metal apothecary scale. Scale has 5 weights: 2oz, 4oz, 8oz, 1lb and 2lb. Used to measure different ingredients to make mixed medicines.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000298

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General Category History

Category Medical

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Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords scale,drug stores,apothecary scale,medicine,pharmacy,weight scale,


Title Metal apothecary scale

Description Red painted metal apothecary scale. Most likely cast-iron. Scale has 5 weights: 2oz, 4oz, 8oz, 1lb and 2lb. Used to measure different ingredients to make mixed medicines

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Height 0

Length 9

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Scale stand measures 9 inches long and is 4 inches wide across the middle section. The metal scale plates measure 5 inches across. Length from plate to plate is 12 inches

Quantity 1

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Image Caption CMY298

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Conditions

Date FEB 19,2013

Summary Very Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Red paint faded and chipped. Scale in working condition, weights are in excellent condition


Events

Date APR 3,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin


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