Shop Scales and 5 weights; W&T Avery Ltd; 2010.2.818


Shop Scales and 5 weights

About 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


W&T Avery Ltd

Medium and Materials

Enamel coated steel

Inscription 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.


Height 700mm
width 330mm
Depth 520mm


Jack Morgan

Object Type

Shop requirement

Object number


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