Set of weights

Physics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2011.ph.471

Instrument Name: Set of weights

Description:

Five black standard weights. Weights are hexagonal and are all stamped “Avery” with “ER” on their reverse.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

- “100 GRM, AVERY”
- “200 GRM, AVERY”
- “500 GRM, AVERY”
- “1 KILOG, AVERY”
- “2 KILOG, AVERY”

Avery Weights are stamped “ER” on back.

Cylindrical weight: “100 GRM”

Dimensions (cm):

Smallest weight: Height = 2 cm, Diameter = 2.5 cm. Largest weight: Height = 5 cm, Diameter = 8.5 cm

Function:

Providing a standard measurement of weight.

Condition:

Good condition. Slight wear and some rust.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Avery

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Acquired from Physics Department, University of Toronto.

Donated to UTSIC: No

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