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Catalog Number 2013.017.023
Description Fish Scale from Pete's Harbor Restaurant, n.d. Metal scale is of cylindrical shape that has a flat front. Front medallion has text reading, "LANDERS, FRARY / & / CLARK / NEW BRITAIN, CT". Beneath medallion is a metal frame containing numbers and dashes for measurement. Tear-drop shaped weight indicator is attached to metal stick inside cylinder. Metal stick is supported by spring and has a rounded bottom edge. Metal bottom edge has circular hole to attach mechanism for weighing fish. Top of fish scale has metal i-hook with ring attaching to a metal s-hook.
Object Name Scale, Meat
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Fish Scale from Pete's Harbor Restaurant, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Landers, Frary & Clark
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "LANDERS, FRARY / & / CLARK / NEW BRITAIN, CT" (Embossed in medallion on front); "0 / 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 / 160 / 180 / 200" (Engraved on measuring stick on front with dashes)
Provenance Pete's Harbor Collection
Notes "Landers, Frary & Clark was a housewares company based in New Britain, Connecticut. It operated from 1865 until its assets were sold to the General Electric company in 1965.
Theyufactured a wide variety of products over the years, including stainless steel bull-nose rings and electric ranges, kitchen scales and vacuum bottles, window hardware and ice skates, mouse traps and percolators, can openers, cutlery, straight razors, aluminum cookware, and thousands of other products.
"Many of these items were marketed under the brand Universal.
"Some of the non-electric kitchenware assets were acquired from G.E. in 1984 by Universal Housewares, Inc./Universal Trading, Inc., who still market "Universal" meat grinders and coffee mills." [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landers,_Frary_%26_Clark]

Dimensions H-14.875 W-3 D-3 inches
Search Terms Fish
Fishing
Fishing Gear
Fishing Industry
Pete's Harbor
Redwood City
Redwood City Businesses
Redwood City Harbor
Scale
Subjects Fish
Fishermen
Fishing
Fishing & hunting gear
Fishing industry
Redwood City
Restaurants
Scales
People Uccelli, Pete