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Artifact of the Week: Pharmaceutical Scale

Pharmaceutical Scale
Tue, 05/18/2021

This cast iron pharmaceutical scale dates between 1880 and the 1910s. It measures in grams and grains and was used to weigh out medicine for dental patients in Anderson in the early 20th century.

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Pharmaceutical Scale