Historical information

Used for postage of letters / parcels weighing up to 28 lb.. Mercury was first founded in South Australia in 1946


Use at a post office in te Kiewa Valley

Physical description

Painted gold steel scales with tray for goods and a smaller tray, with edges, for weights.

Inscriptions & markings

Centre front: 'Mercury' embolished. Below is a tin plate: 'Mercury Scale Co. Ltd. / Scale Maunfacturerers / The Barton S.A. / No. 9366 Cap. 28 lb.