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Balance - Analytical, Becker, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: HT 3326

Analytical balance, Becker, USA. Two pans that are not damped. For the nearest 10 mgm, fractional weights were needed. The nearest 1 mgm was found by using a rider weight along the beam. The pointer is viewed thru a magnifier. A late 19th century to early 20th century design. Purchase date unknown. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria
Analytical balance scale inside cabinet of wood and glass.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 45.00 cm (Height), 23.50 cm (Width), 42.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: standard weights measures
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
Inscriptions: Label: CHRISTIAN BECKER/Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.
Manufacturer: W.& J. George & Becker Ltd
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910


Michael Georgas Posted on 19 Jan 2010 6:03 PM
I have a 1910 Christian Becker 1A Analytical balance in super condition with the cover
can you ballpark it's worth I see you don't really do that however I need to put a value on it for my insurance and I could use the input Thanks Mike Chicago

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