Gold scales and weights; W & T Avery, Birmingham; 19th Century; CR2015.009.7
Gold scales and weightsAbout this object
A set of gold scales and weights in a wooden box. The box has a stapled hinge lid with a hook and eye fastening. The base inside is lined with red velvet (now faded and worn) and there is a small square compartment in one corner, perhaps for storing weights. The scales consists of a steel beam with two brass pans attached by three chains. The beam has a hook, lever and a piece of leather hanging from the centre.
Included in the box are four set of weights, hook and small pieces of iron weights.
19th CenturyPlace Made
Processed material, steel and brass
Organic, vegetal, wood
W & T Avery Limited
Manufacturers of all kinds of Scales, Scale Beams, Steelyards, Patent Weighing Machines
Brass & Iron Weights etc etc
Pan dia 95mm
From the collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type