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
General Category History
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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.
Date OCT 31,2015
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