Set of Avery Scales and Weights S241 Original, quality, late 19th century, set of butchers' / grocers' shop counter scales with a ceramic slab, a cast brass plate for the weights on a marble topped oak main body and a full set of eight Avery flat and circular brass weights. The oak body in the original finish has transfer decoration detailing "W & T Avery Ltd" and "The Imperium Scale". The weights are mostly marked for "Avery" and are from 4lb down to 1/2oz. These superb scales have been fully overhauled, all the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed for no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. Base 20.5" x 10.5", total 10" tallest, 11" ceramic slab widest. Price is for the set. Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £350.00 W & T Avery Personal Scale S234 Original, quality, oak sit-on weighing scale manufactured by W & T Avery, circa 1900. These scales, often referred to as jockey scales, were actually used in doctors surgeries or health and mens clubs or private bathrooms. This superb example has a seat upholstered red leather, the original brass side arms and a brass mounted, cast iron steelyard sliding scale. The honey coloured oak body has square tapered legs and a drawer to one end for the record book. The seat has been re-upholsted in red leather, very similar to the original, the scale has the original paintwork, transfers and is designed to weigh up to 24 stone. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order. Main body 25.5" x 16" and 20" tall, seat 18" x 16" and 22.5" from floor, total height 25.5" to top of arm. Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £1,350.00 Avery Ceramic Scale Slab S231 Original, quality, late 19th century, circular white ceramic scale slab, with transfer decoration in red for "W & T Avery Birmingham Scale Manufacturer" in a ribbon decoration and with a detailed circular border. These were originally from a dairy scale with matching ceramic weights manufactured around the same period. Perfect and most unusual to find, ideal for a cheese board or similar. 9.7/8" x 3/8". Click on photo for larger and other view. Price: £230.00 1 Pound Brass Weight W201 Original, quality post 1953 1lb brass shop counter weight detailed '1lb Avery' to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 3" tall and base 1.75".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £34.00 Stack of Avery Brass Weights W196 Stack of nine original quality pre-war circular brass grocer's/butcher's weights all marked for the manufacturer 'Avery'. This super stack of weights although not having spent all their life together are matching with the correct graduation of weights 4lb down to ¼ ounce. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Stack 4.5" diam x 4" tall. Price is for the set.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £85.00 1lb Brass Avery Weight, 2 available W89 Original, quality 1920's, 1lb cast brass, bell shaped butcher's or grocer's shop counter weight, stamped '1lb' to the top of the hand grip and 'W & T Avery Ltd' to the body. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2". Price is for each. Other similar weights of various sizes are usually available. Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £16.00