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Scales

From the Collection of Mont De Lancey 71 Wellington Road Wandin North Victoria

Description
Set of brass Post office weighing scales, used for weighing letters, with two trays, one rectangular in shape and one round, on a balancing mechanism.The scales are affixed to a wooden base in a rectangular shape with the front edge shaped into two curves. The wooden base has three slots for holding the weights. There are six brass weights with this item.
Size
29 x 16 cm
Object Registration
1550
Keywords
balances, weighing instruments
Historical information
Approximately 100 years old.
Last updated
10 Jan 2019 at 3:53PM