Gold scales and weights; W&T Avery Ltd; ?; RX.1975.5.2

Name/Title

Gold scales and weights

About this object

A set of brass pendulum scales for measuring weight of gold. These were donated to the museum in 1975 by Mrs M C Thomson and given by the Gordon family.

Maker

W&T Avery Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, West Midlands, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Pans for weights and gold are stamped with: -

W&T AVERY
PATENT
LATE.T.BEACH

Measurements

l 150mm x w 250mm x d 80mm
wt 95g

Object Type

equipment

Object number

RX.1975.5.2

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