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86/1253 Mechanical analytical balance and pamphlet, glass / wood / metal / brass / paper, made by Sartorius-Werke, Gottingen, Germany, 1950-1970. Click to enlarge.

Sartorius-Werke mechanical analytical balance

Made
Beam Balance, identified as a mechanical analytical balance set in wood and glass dust sheild with adjustable legs; two plastic knobs (one milligramm control) on outside of case (front); black plastic air vent on outside of case (back); power cord attached to base of case; two metal pans (silver in colour); dial reader; six sub milligram weights; one brass weight; two metal accessories for balance and two pieces of card (one containing PE Crucibles). Dust sheild has three glass pane entry …

Summary

Object No.

86/1253

Object Statement

Mechanical analytical balance and pamphlet, glass / wood / metal / brass / paper, made by Sartorius-Werke, Gottingen, Germany, 1950-1970

Physical Description

Beam Balance, identified as a mechanical analytical balance set in wood and glass dust sheild with adjustable legs; two plastic knobs (one milligramm control) on outside of case (front); black plastic air vent on outside of case (back); power cord attached to base of case; two metal pans (silver in colour); dial reader; six sub milligram weights; one brass weight; two metal accessories for balance and two pieces of card (one containing PE Crucibles). Dust sheild has three glass pane entry points with handles. Front entry point incudles a internal pully system to raise the door.

Paper information pamphlet titled 'Modern Sartorius Projection Balances', distributed by C.A. Brinkmann and Company, Inc.

Marks

Plaque affixed to lower section of front of dust sheild
'Supplied by / H.B Shelby & Co PTY. LTD'

Two small plaques affixed to top half of dust sheild:
'Mod. DP3 / 200g.'
'Sartorius- Werke/ Made in Germany/ Gottingen'

Control Knob on front of outside of case marked:
'Milligramm'
Internal Dial numbers: '00 - 90'
Outside Dial numbers: '1 -7'

Sticker affixed to inside of case, hand written in ink
'C/69/61 NALST/ 5/6/61 232/ (Signed) A. [chamklm]

Dimensions

Height

490 mm

Width

390 mm

Depth

290 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of New South Wales Department of Public Works, 1986

Acquisition Date

10 September 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sartorius-Werke mechanical analytical balance 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 December 2021, <https://ma.as/55520>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/55520 |title=Sartorius-Werke mechanical analytical balance |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=8 December 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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