The American Weigh - The Christopher K. Steele Collection
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  01.01.2013 - National Inventors Hall of Fame Extends Exercising Ingenuity in Fitness and Health Exhibit Through December 2013
  10.01.2011 - Exercising Ingenuity in Fitness and Health - The National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum
  03.20.2010 - Exhibition sets new attendance record
01.20.2010 - Press release for The Ohio State University Urban Arts Space - Feb. 2 through March 7, 2010
   
  Media Coverage
 

TIMELINE, Ohio Historical Society’s October-December 2011 issue, honors the American Penny Scale with a 14 page cover article titled, The American Weigh. Text was written by art historian Ruth K. Meyer, Ph.D. Nineteen of the collection’s fun and colorful, mechanical wonders, dating from 1891 to1991, are highlighted along with many items from the Christopher K. Steele Collection’s ephemera archive.

You can purchase the magazine here: http://www.ohiohistorystore.com/Timeline-Magazine-284-Oct-Dec-2011-P8636C45.aspx

  WOSU ArtZine video
  Antique Week Eastern Addition Cover Story: A Penny for Your Weight by Karen Edwards - 4.4.2011 (This same article also appeared in Antique Week Central and Antique West)
  FOX DC coverage of the Inventors Hall Of Fame Museum
  American Profile Magazine, 1.2.2011 issue, Circulation 10 million
  L.A. Times front page article - 8.18.2010
  L.A. Times audio slide show - 8.18.2010
  Chute Gerde (blog)
  NBC Channel 4
  Columbus Business First
  Home and Away Magazine - January / February 2010 issue
  Voice of America
  Voice of America mp3 audio
  The Columbus Dispatch
  SNP Tri-Village News
  The Other Paper
  The Ohio State University Alumni Magazine
  WOSU radio
   
  Hollywood Embraced the Penny Scale - Part I
  Hollywood Embraced the Penny Scale - Part II
 
  Video
  The video below is a historic penny scale film shot by Nat Raizner circa 1945 in the Bronx and Manhattan across from five drugstores. This film was used to convince merchants that penny scales in vestibules did not impede traffic in and out of stores.