Weighing-Scale.

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Patent for a weighing-scale that is "of simple and improved construction which will instantly determine and indicate the weight of the article placed thereon" (lines 13-16). The scale uses revolving disks that have a chain around them which moves a lever to indicate the weight of the object being weighed. The object being weighed sits on a pan that is suspended by the same chains that hold the revolving disks in place.

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[1], 2 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Stephens, John H. December 15, 1896.

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  • Main Title: Weighing-Scale.
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Patent for a weighing-scale that is "of simple and improved construction which will instantly determine and indicate the weight of the article placed thereon" (lines 13-16). The scale uses revolving disks that have a chain around them which moves a lever to indicate the weight of the object being weighed. The object being weighed sits on a pan that is suspended by the same chains that hold the revolving disks in place.

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[1], 2 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Application filed December 19, 1895. Serial No. 572,629. (No model.)

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  • December 15, 1896

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  • December 19, 1895

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Stephens, John H. Weighing-Scale., patent, December 15, 1896; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174464/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.