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Object Name: Prescription scale
Date: 1800-1850
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Medium: Metal, string
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 x 7 x 3 in. ( 1.9 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Metal prescription scale with two shallow circular pans attached to balance bar with string (one now detached).
Credit Line: Bequest of Richard H. Gosman
Object Number: 1946.333ab
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According to the accession records, this apothecary scale was used by the donor's great-grandfather, Dr. Andrew Van Allen.