Balance or scale (1) - wood glass marble - 1880

Description
Balance or scale (1) - wood glass marble - 1880
Germany

Paul Bunge (1839–1888) is credited as the inventor of the short-beam analytical balance in 1866.The eponymous Paul Bunge Prize is awarded each year for outstanding publications in the history of scientific instruments.

Though short-beam balances were in use before 1866, Bunge was the first engineer to document a theory for their operation and started manufacturing the balances in Hamburg.[1] It was Florenz Sartorius who from 1870 started the mass production of the scientific balances in his business in Göttingen.[4]track.chemical scale in glass wooden bo with marble sheet.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Balance or scale
Material
wood glass marble
Manufacturer/ Brand
paul bunge
Estimated Period
1880
Country of Origin
Germany
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
45×25.5×36.5 cm
Weight
10.5 kg
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