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Mancur Balance

Steel mancur balance hanging on clear plastic stand

Side view of steel mancur balance hanging from clear plastic stand

This Mancur Balance (circa 1840) was given to the National Bureau of Standards in 1965 by William J. Owen, Chief Inspector of Weights and Measures, Bradford, England. The very compact steel Mancur balance was often carried by farmers.

Created March 30, 2017, Updated April 6, 2017