Gold scales; W & T Avery, Birmingham; Unknown; CR1977.812

Name/Title

Gold scales

About this object

Gold scales - inset into a wooden stand with drawer. Has a steel upright and beam with lever operated lift, brass trays and chains. Belonged to W Parcell, Happy Valley, Bannockburn- ran a store and did some gold buying 1880- 1890, member of the Vincent County council.

Maker

W & T Avery, Birmingham

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

Brass
Metal
Wood

Inscription and Marks

On inside of drawer - W & T AVERY LATE T BEACH. Manufacturers of all kinds of Scales, Scale Beams, Steel Yards, Patent Weighing Machines, Screw Plates, Die Stocks etc, etc. DIGBETH, BIRMINGHAM.
On metal trays - W & T AVERY PATENT LATE T BEACH
On steel beam AVERY

Measurements

H 490 mm X L 350 mm x 197 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Weighing equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Scales

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Weighing instruments

Object number

CR1977.812

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