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Weighing Instrument - Pocket Balance: MR Product [Made in Australia}

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Small hanging scales at the top of which there is a metallic ring to fasten the object. This is attached to the main body which on one side has measurements inscribed into the metal surface. Inside the body is a spring loaded mechanism which moves along the scales when weight is added to a hook at the bottom of the shaft. [Ed. The maker's initials have not to date been identified.]
Object Registration
pocket balance, hanging scales, weighing instrument
Made By
MR (manufacturer)
Inscriptions & Markings
"Pocket Balance / MR Product / Made in Australia"
Last updated
7 Jan 2019 at 10:00AM