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A scale set with a brass scale face inscribed with 'No 80 T, Salters Trade, Spring Balance, British made. For use by itinerant vendors. Only 21664. To weigh 20lb by 1oz.'
Has a large hook as well as three chains connected to weighing dish.
Was used by Charles & Christina Lewis (nee Morrison) of Waipu when they owned the second general store in Waipu on Shoemaker Road. The family came tp Waipu as Nova Scotian immigrants in 1858.
L: 76cm (hanging) W: 26cm diameter (weighing dish)
W: 21cm diameter (scale face)