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Acadian House Museum


Accession number: 2018.002.001
Date: before 1983
Materials: Metal
Measurements: 33.5 cm L x 4.1 cm W x 15 cm HOddly shaped so the greatest height was taken.
Description: A rusty set of scales. Clearly missing some pieces. Long narrow base, with three protruding pieces. Has claw-like holder side tray for weights, and flat circular tray on the opposite side.
History of Use: Used generally for the weighing of items against a known weight. In financial and business environments, this would have been a useful tool.