Shop scales; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR2012.185

Name/Title

Shop scales

About this object

Shop scales used at Nevis Store, Bannockburn for many years by Johnny Williams and predecessors. The scales have a round brass face with measurement graduations from 0 to 20 pounds. "No. 80T SALTER'S TRADE SPRING BALANCE BRITISH MADE"; A metal ring is at the top of the scales and a 120 mm hook is attached to the bottom with a metal pointer indicating the weight. The tray is a round metal dish with three chains, diameter 255 mm. Note at the bottom of brass face "FOR USE BY ITINERANT VENDORS ONLY 22375. Has a Salter trademark, showing a Staffordshire knot pierced by an arrow.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, Staffordshire, West Bromwich

Medium and Materials

Brass, metal

Inscription and Marks

No. 80T SALTER'S TRADE SPRING BALANCE BRITISH MADE. FOR USE BY ITINERANT VENDORS ONLY 22375 TO WEIGH 20 LBS BY 1 oz; The Salter trademark, showing a Staffordshire knot pierced by an arrow. Measurement graduation lines with numbers 0 to 20.

Measurements

Brass face: H 380mm x Dia 210mm
Metal tray: Dia 255mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Weighing equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Shop fittings

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Shop fittings

Object number

CR2012.185

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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