Scale for weighing letters; O2018.78

Name/Title

Scale for weighing letters

About this object

Scale for weighing letters.
Quarter quadrant measure circle on a fulcrum, with a brass weight at bottom edge of the quadrant. A bar and scale holder plate at other edge.
Small metal plate for placing the letter.

Period

1880s

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Metal

Inscription and Marks


Measurements

11 x 7 x 17cms

Subject and Association Description

Donated by Antoinette Eden







Object Type

Personal item

Object number

O2018.78

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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