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Object ID 003825

Object Name Rexo Laboratory Scale

Object Desc Black box with tape along the edges, with scale, plates, and knobs inside.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003833a-i

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 18

Object Date 1930s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords medical,scales,Rexo,Burke & James Co.,

Title Rexo Laboratory Scale

Description Black cardboard box with tape along the edges. The interior is white, and has the product information in orange and black lettering. Fitted with a time saving balance beam. Is sensitive to one grain. Is both avoirdupois and metric. Is used for quick and accurate weighing. Scale has two scales attached to a movable beam. Plates are seperate. Has a light bulb attachment, which is seperate


Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 9.5

Width 4.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Burke & James Inc.

Maker Details Located in Chicago. Established as a camera manufacturing corperation and as a representative selling other company's goods.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3833a-i



Date OCT 31,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The box is in poor shape-heavily taped around the edges. Parts of the interior of the lid are flaking off. Edges and corners are showing signs of wear and tear.


Date APR 23,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 18 from Room 9, Shelf 19 - automatic entry by admin