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A WINCH WITH A BRASS WEIGHT

Number in the past inventory 2828

Number in the current inventory 9

IMSTRUMENT: A WINCH WITH A BRASS WEIGHT

Age: beginning of the twentieth century

Creator: /

Materials: brass, wood, string

Size: (215 x 174 x 330) mm

State of conservation: Good

Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2828 on 26th June 1928 priced at 1,650 liras.

Description: The instrument is constituted of a wooden tripod (one of the side bars is missing) which supports a wooden cylinder free to rotate around its axis which is connected to a brass handle. A string supporting a brass weight (Ø 50 x 80) is fixed to the cylinder with a screw in a position opposite the handle.

Use: The appliance is a model of a simple machine.

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