M/S of a laboratory where household appliances are tested being for faults. On a table are two electric fires - one with a safety guard, one without. Two scientists dressed in white coats are holding with metal tongs scraps of fabric in front of each fire. The scrap held...
Goods and weights are checked by the Weights and Measures Department of London County Council.
Measuring vessels through the ages, examined by a Cleopatra woman at the London Science Museum.
A portable weighing machine proves popular when a lady wheels it down the street.
Wooden figure of miller's wife and ancient scales are the relics of the old mill in Sussex.
Odd film showing different kinds of weights and measures.
Dave and Dusty have trouble with a public weighing machine.
Footage of the new measuring device designed to make suit fitting simple, London.
Viennese citizens are weighed and measured to check for signs of malnutrition.