Shop Scales and 5 weights; W&T Avery Ltd; 2010.2.818
Shop Scales and 5 weightsAbout this object
Rectangular base is steel with enamel coating. Has a round adjustable height screw with a thread grip under each of the four corners. The weighing platform is at the front. The weight dial stands above the top of the base and is roughly an elongated shape. The face of the dial shows a table of weights up to 1lb. this has a movable arm with prices from 4d to 3/- per lb Behind this is a chrome plated platform on which various weights are placed to balance the goods being weighed.
Included with the scales, but separate pieces are 5 brass chrome plated circular weights with handle across the top. 2 are 7lb,1 x 4lb,1 x 2lb,1 x 1lb
Enamel coated steelInscription and Marks
Silver label -Whangarei Scale Co. Bank St Whangarei
W & T Avery Ltd, Birmingham,Wellington & Auckland (on sidebase of scales).
To weigh 20lb (Alongside of base)
On top of the weights are imprinted their weight.
Jack MorganObject Type
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