A lovely set of antique balance beam scales dating from the mid to late 19th century. The scales are made of. Brass a brass pan suspended by chain and another glass pan on a brass arm. The beam is marked Class B. The scales screw into the top of the box for easy use wherever they would have been set up and pack away neatly into the drawer below.
There are various original old brass weights with the scales that measure in grains and drachm to a very fine degree of accuracy. Box : 10" x 5 1/2" x 2 1/2. The whole set is in good condition and displays well. The brass has tarnished over time and there are signs of age and use and some light scuffs and marks and some old splits on the box.Please have a good look at the photos for the best description and if you have any questions at all please ask. The item "Antique Victorian Travelling Brass Apothecary Chemist Scales & Weights in Box" is in sale since Tuesday, March 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "inanutshellantiques" and is located in Newton Abbot. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Liechtenstein, Macao, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, France.