Brass and Iron Balance Scale by Cornelius Kahlen
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass and Iron Balance Scale by Cornelius Kahlen, New York, late 19th century, the three foot iron stand with leveling screw supports the brass quadrant scale signed by maker at the top and calibrated in two segments 0-125 and pivoted cupped specimen holder with keystone read-out, ht. 23 1/2 in.
This specialized scale was possibly used by the U.S. Government to test currency paper.
No significant repairs, replacements or restoration. Brass in old surface.