Large, ornate and very heavy set of 'True Weight' gilt shop scales manufactured by the Automatic Scales Co Ltd of London and Manchester in the 1920s. These scales were designed to measure lightweight items, such as fruit and sweets. Amazing detail and in fully working order. Has the original 'True Weight' top flash, all labels (although some are well worn) including instructions for the dashpot, working dashpot to guarantee accurate measurement and most of the original beveled mirror glass (1 small piece has been replaced on one side - see photo). The original weighing plate has been replaced with a robust, thick piece of acrylic which displays well. A stunning and functional display piece.
Measures: 85cm tall x 65cm wide x 25cm deep
Available to view in our shop at 352 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 9AT