Gold scales and weights; W&T Avery Ltd; ?; RX.1975.5.1
Gold scales and weightsAbout this object
This set of gold scales and weights were donated in 1975 to the museum by Mrs M C Thomson the granddaughter of William James.
The scales were used by William James who arrived at Ettrick in 1862 from Cornwall via the Victorian goldfields. Mr James was the local methodist preacher and conducted services throughout the area.
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
W & T Avery Limited
Collection that fit inside each other:
Maker is 'Troy'
Weights are: 3oz, 2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz and 1/4oz
l 275mm x w 115mm x d 310mm