Up for sale is an antique English Edwardian apothecary balance scales. The base is made of golden colored wood and the balance support column, balance beam, two pan holders, and two pans are all brass. This type of scale was used in a variety of shops from post offices to drug or apothecary stores (chemists). This fine vintage, mid 20th century scale breaks down into parts which completely fit into the convenient single drawer which opens with a brass knob. The scale is signed by the makers, De Grave, Short, & Co. Ltd., London, England.
This beautifully made, handsome English scales makes a great display piece, or it can be used to weigh light items.
Size: 11 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 2 1/2" (base); 13" ht to top of support bar Weight: 2 pounds, 5.1 ounces (unpacked) Condition: good, very minor surface wear
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