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H8547 Analytical balance in glass case with instructions, wood/metal/glass/paper, Paul Bunge, [Germany], 1934. Click to enlarge.

Analytical balance in glass case with instructions, wood/metal/glass/paper, Paul Bunge, [Germany], 1934

Made by Bunge, Paul in Hamburg, Germany, 1934.

Analytical balance in glass case with instructions, wood/metal/glass/paper, Paul Bunge, [Germany], 1934
Short beam balance, vertical in glass case on black marble base, with two pans and hanging attachments, magnifying glass, horizontal beam separate. Single sheet of instructions, for use and care of balance.

Summary

Object No.

H8547

Object Statement

Analytical balance in glass case with instructions, wood/metal/glass/paper, Paul Bunge, [Germany], 1934

Physical Description

Analytical balance in glass case with instructions, wood/metal/glass/paper, Paul Bunge, [Germany], 1934
Short beam balance, vertical in glass case on black marble base, with two pans and hanging attachments, magnifying glass, horizontal beam separate. Single sheet of instructions, for use and care of balance.

Marks

(-6)Magnifying glass base marked on stand, engraved 'PAUL BUNGE / HAMBURG'. (-7)Engraved on front of scale, 'Paul Bunge, Hamburg'.(-8)Printed on top of page of instructions, black ink, 'Paul Bunge / Mechanisches Institut / HAMBURG 23 / Ottostrasse 13'.

Dimensions

Height

319 mm

Width

407 mm

Depth

280 mm

Production

Notes

Paul Bunge, German engineer, established a company in Hamburg in 1866, to make precision balances.

Manufacture date noted in archive file as 1934; date of donation 1969, so probably used between these dates.

History

Notes

Balance was donated by the Department of Health, used in the Government Analyst Branch.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dept of Health, 1969

Acquisition Date

2 May 1969

Cite this Object

Harvard

Analytical balance in glass case with instructions, wood/metal/glass/paper, Paul Bunge, [Germany], 1934 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 March 2019, <https://ma.as/252476>

Wikipedia

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