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Weights - Analytical Balance, Bakelite Box, circa 1940 Reg. No: HT 3330
- Plastic box containing a series of weights. Weights range from 100g to 200mg and are incomplete. Used with Sartorius Werke, (Gottingen Germany) analytical balance. Analytical weights: As typically used until the advent of budget priced single pan balances in the 50s - 60s. Fractional weights were formed from aluminium or non-tarnishing metal in sheet or wire form and were handled with forceps provided in the sets. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited , Parkville, Victoria.
- Oblong plastic box, with metal catch.
Series of 9 weights inside, including cylinders for 100g, 50g, 20g, 20g, 10g, 5g, 2g, 2g, 1g, and paper-thin 500mg and 200mg. Plastic removable lid covers the thinner weights.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||4.50 cm (Height), 10.50 cm (Width), 13.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||bakelite, laboratory apparatus equipment, standard weights measures|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Lid of box: ANALITE PTY. LTD.
Side of box: MADE IN/AUSTRALIA/for/H.B. SELBY & CO. PTY. LTD./MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, BRISBANE, PERTH & ADELAIDE/by/ANALITE PTY. LTD.
|Manufacturer:||Analite Pty Ltd, Australia|
|Distributor:||H. B. Selby & Co. Pty. Ltd., Australia|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|