ca. 1850
22 in HIGH x 4 in WIDE
(55.88 cm HIGH x 10.16 cm WIDE)
Museum Purchase

"Shaping California: The Unfinished History", Northern California Center for Afro-American History and Life, Spet. 1993 - June 1994 KQED pilot tape for "Calif. Magazine" 7/80

Gold scales. Date: ca. 1850. Description: a pair of balanced gold scales on a stand, made by "J.L. Brown, N.Y." a rather crude set. (MWK 9-93) Brass scales are encased in a plexi box... In base drawer there is a wood block fitted with six brass weights and one loose brass weight.

Used: California ~ Gold Rush Period | Assay equipment

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