Scale

 
Scale
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  • Title :     Scale
  • Artist:     Thompson Tool and Manufacturing Company Manufacturer La Jolla Motor Co. Other relation
  • Accession:     83.15.17
  • Country:     United States Chicago Illinois
  • Date:     circa 1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-7/8 3 2-5/8, Centimeters 7.3 7.6 6.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Subject:     Industrial Design , Communication
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.15.17.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design
Description:
Ribbed conical shaped postal scale with plastic bottom; the tip of the cone unscrews and inverts onto a graduated spring loaded scale that pops up from the base; tag on the underside lists the postal rates; this was possibly a promotional gift from the La Jolla Motor Co.