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Weighing Scales

From the Collection of Donald History and Natural History Group operating the Donald Court House Museum 56 Woods Street Donald Victoria

Description
Black spray painted weighing scales body, 5 weights of different sizes and repainted silver plate. One 4 lbs, two 1 lbs, one 8 oz., and one 4 oz. weight
Object Registration
00058
Keywords
scales, georgie ah ling, market garden, donald, hut
Historical information
These scales were used by Georgie Ah Ling, who operated a market garden on the edge of the township of Donald for over 70 years.
The scales were located in a shed next to his hut located along the Jeffcott Road opposite the Donald Racecourse. He used these scales to weigh produce before delivering it around the town by horse and cart.
Inscriptions & Markings
Scales marked “TO WEIGH 28 lb”. 4 lbs weight marked “J & J Whitehouse.TIPTON. 4 lbs”. 1 lb. weight marked “W & T AVERY.LTD.BRIM 1 lbs”
Last updated
19 Jun 2012 at 2:07PM