Gum Scales; 782

Name/Title

Gum Scales

About this object

A large Kauri gum scale with markings " C.W Bracknell Ltd. Birmingham"
There are markings also on the counter weight " 0 - 1lb" (top) " 200P? (bottom)
on one side. Markings on the other side of the counter weight " 1942 " (middle)
" 0 - 1/2 - 1 lb" The scale has a large, single, cone shaped weight, one double hook and one single hook. Also known as 'steel yards'. A bag of gum was hooked on and the weight sides along 'yard' to assess the weight of the gum. In excellent condition.

Measurements

L 1.03 m W 38 cm ( hooks folded inwards)

Object number

782

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