Balance stand

Description
This swan-necked stand was used with a balance to measure goods at the quay in Exeter. It was part of the equipment used by Officials customs.
Accession Loan No.
778/1989/2
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
balance stand
Simple Name
stand
Full Name
spring balance stand
Period Classification
Georgian (1714-1837)
Family Group

Material
metal; iron
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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