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3 Cast Iron Kenrick Weights W184
3 Cast Iron Kenrick Weights W184
Three original, late 19th century quality matching circular cast iron weights manufactured by A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich. This part set of three stacking weights are decorated to the outside rim and are embossed "A K and Sons" '2lb', '1lb' and '8oz'. All have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good order. Stack 4" diam and 2" tall. Price is for the three weights. 
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Price: 65.00


Avery 4Ib Brass Weight W181
Original, quality 1920's cast brass bell shaped grocers' / butchers' counter weight, stamped "4Ib" to the top of the grip and "W&T Avery Ltd" to the shoulder. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 5.75" tall and 3" base diam.  
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Price: 34.00


Avery 4Ib Brass Weight W181



7Ib Brass Weight W180
7Ib Brass Weight W180
Original, quality 1920's cast brass bell shaped grocers' / butchers' counter weight, marked to the top of the grip "7Ib". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 7.25" tall x 3.5" base diam. 
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Price: 85.00


4Ib Brass Weight W178
Original, quality 1920's cast brass bell shaped grocers' / butchers' counter weight stamped "4lb" to the top of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 5.75" tall and 3" base diam.  
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Price: 34.00


4Ib Brass Weight W178



4Ib Brass Weight W177
4Ib Brass Weight W177
Original, quality 1920's cast brass bell shaped grocers' / butchers' counter weight stamped "4lb" to the top of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 5.5" tall and 3" base diam.  
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Price: 34.00


2Ib Brass Weight W176
Original, quality cast brass, bell shaped butchers' / grocers' counter weight circa 1900 marked ''2Ib'' to the top of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.5" tall and 2.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 16.00


2Ib Brass Weight W176



2Ib Brass Weight W175
2Ib Brass Weight W175
Original, quality 1920's cast brass bell shaped butchers / grocers counter weight marked '2Ib' to the top of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.5" tall and 2.25" base diam.  
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Price: 16.00


Stack of Sheldon Cast Iron Weights W173
Original, quality stack of five circular late 19th century, matching cast iron weights. This part set, range from 4lb down to ¼lb, have decorated outer rims and are each stamped according to their weight and for the manufacturer "E Sheldon and Co", "Imperial". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Largest 4.5" x 1" and stack 3.5" tall. 
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Price: 85.00


Stack of Sheldon Cast Iron Weights W173



Pair of Parnall and Sons Brass Weights   W169
Pair of Parnall and Sons Brass Weights W169
Pair of original, quality 1920's, tapered cast brass grocers' or butchers' shop counter weights with circular top grips. The tops are impressed "4 and 2 Pounds Patent" accordingly and the undersides for "Parnall and Sons Limited" the manufacturer / supplier, of Bristol. Some minor dents to the tops, otherwise complete and in good order, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 4.5" x 3.5" tall and 2.25" x 1.25" base diameter. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 115.00


10 Brass Weights W168
Ten original, quality, butchers' / grocers' brass shop counter weights, circa 1900 / 1920's. These have not spent their life together, but are of a similar age and the correct order of sizes, 7lb, 4lb, 2lb, 1lb, 8, 4, 2, 1, 1/2 and 1/4 ounce. They all have various stamped dates and letters, some soft dents and scuffs consistent with a working life and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Largest 6.75" tall x 3.5" base diameter, smallest 0.75" tall x 0.5" base diameter. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 245.00


10 Brass Weights   W168



7lb Brass Weight   W166
7lb Brass Weight W166
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass bell shaped butchers' / grocers' counter weight, very faintly marked to the top of the grip "7lb". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and although the base is well pitted consistent with a hard life, all is complete and in good order. Ideal as a doorstop. 7" tall + 3.5" base diameter.  
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Price: 85.00


6 Brass Troy Ounce Weights W163
Six original, quality 1920's, cylindrical shaped brass troy ounce weights. The five largest are original matches and the 1oz is a simliar shape. Each are impressed to the top with the size "10oz", "5oz", "4oz", "3oz", "2oz", "1oz" and "Troy". The undersides of most have a custom stamp detailing "GR" under a Crown over"6". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Largest 2" tall x 1.25" diameter, smallest 1" tall and 0.5" diameter. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 75.00


6 Brass Troy Ounce Weights   W163



7lb Brass Weight   W162
7lb Brass Weight W162
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass bell shaped butchers / grocers shop counter weight impressed "7lbs" to the top of the loop grip. All has been polished and lacquered although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 3.5" base diameter.  
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Price: 85.00


2lb Bronze Weight W158
Original, quality, late 18th / early 19th century, bronze shop counter weight in the old unpolished green bronze colour. This example is not marked '2lb' but is this size and only has a few indistinct custom stamps but is complete and in good order. 4.25" tall x 2.25" base diameter.  
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Price: 45.00


2lb Bronze Weight   W158



Set of 7 Cast Iron Weights   W155
Set of 7 Cast Iron Weights W155
Set of seven matching, original, quality 1920's, cast iron shop counter weights with ring grips to the top and embossed to the front. This super set is graduated from "14lb" down to "1/4lb", all have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good and working order. Largest 5.5" tall plus the ring + base 3.5" square, smallest 1.25" plus the ring and base 1" square. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 75.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W144
Set of four, original, quality, circa 1900, tapered square cast weights, each with a ring grip to the top. These weights 7lb, 4lb, 2lb and 1lb, each bear the weight to the front in an embossed rounded design. Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good order. Largest 5.5" tall x base 3" x 3", smallest 3" tall x base 1.5" x 1.5". Price is for the set. 
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Price: 125.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights   W144



1/4oz Weight, 2 similar available   W143
1/4oz Weight, 2 similar available W143
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass butcher's, grocers' 1/4oz weight, with "1/4oz" stamped to the top. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 0.25" base diameter x 0.75" tall. Price is for each. 
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Price: 34.00


28lb Cast Iron Weight W130
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron bell shaped counter weight, as used by ironmongers, greengrocers, corn chandlers and coal merchants when selling produce to the general public. This well pitted example has a ring shaped grip to the top, is embossed "28lb" to the front and has a lead infill to the underside, with the custom and excise impressed mark for the reign of King George V. This would have been the last time the true weight was checked by the trading standands office. All has been cleaned and lacquered and although well pitted it is complete and in good order. 9.5" tall x 5.75" widest.  
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Price: 285.00


28lb Cast Iron Weight   W130



1oz Brass Weight, 2 various available   W129
1oz Brass Weight, 2 various available W129
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass grocers' / butchers' counter weight stamped to the top "1oz". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 1.25" tall x 0.75" widest. Price is for each. If ordering on-line please state which one in the photo is required. 
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Price: 20.00


2oz Brass Weight, 3 various available W128
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass grocers' / butchers' counter weight stamped to the top "2oz" and with many date stamps to the underside. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 1.75" tall x 1" or 0.75" widest. Price is for each. If ordering on-line please state which one in the photo is required. 
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Price: 20.00


2oz Brass Weight, 3 various available   W128



4oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available   W127
4oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W127
Original, quality, 1920's, 4oz, cast brass, bell shaped, butcher's or grocer's shop counter weight. This example is stamped '4oz' to the top of the grip and has some scuffs and dents, consistent with use. Has been polished and lacquered, but the lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 2.25" tall and 1" base diameter. Price is for each. Other similar weights of various sizes may well be available. 
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Price: 20.00


8oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W126
Original, quality, 1920's, 8oz, cast brass, bell shaped, butcher's or grocer's shop counter weight. This example is stamped '8oz' to the top of the grip and has some scuffs and dents, consistent with use. Has been polished and lacquered, but the lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" tall and 1.5" base diameter. Price is for each. Other similar weights of various sizes may well be available. 
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Price: 20.00


8oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available   W126



1lb Brass Weight   W125
1lb Brass Weight W125
Original, quality, 1920's, 1lb, cast brass, bell shaped, butcher's or grocer's shop counter weight. This example is stamped '1lb' to the top of the grip and has some scuffs and dents, consistent with use. Has been polished and lacquered, but the lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.5" tall and 2" base diameter. Other similar weights of various sizes may well be available. 
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Price: 16.00


1lb Brass Weight, 4 various available W124
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass grocers' / butchers' counter weight impressed "1lb" to the top of the loop grip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3.25" tall x 1.75" widest. If ordering on-line please state which one in the photo is required. Price is for each.  
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Price: 16.00


1lb Brass Weight, 4 various available   W124



2lb Brass Weight   W122
2lb Brass Weight W122
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass bell shaped grocers' / butchers' counter weight. Impressed "2lb" to the top loop grip. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.5" tall x 2.25" widest.  
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Price: 16.00


1/2oz Brass Weight, 3 similar available W111
Original, quality, late 19th Century, bell shaped, grocer's / butcher's shop counter weight with some date stamps to the underside. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. 1" x 0.5" diameter. Price is for each. 
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Price: 30.00


1/2oz Brass Weight, 3 similar available   W111



1lb Nickel Weight, 3 similar available   W95
1lb Nickel Weight, 3 similar available W95
Original, quality, 1920's, cast nickel, bell shaped, butcher's or grocer's shop counter weight, stamped '1lb' to the top of the hand grip. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 3.75" x 2". Price is for each. Other similar weights of various sizes are usually available. 
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Price: 16.00


2oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W93
Original, quality, 2oz cast pink brass, bell shaped butcher's or grocer's shop counter weights, circa 1900. Stamped '2oz' to the top of the hand grip. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 1.75" x 0.75". Price is for each. Other similar weights of various sizes are usually available. 
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Price: 20.00


2oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available   W93



1lb Brass Weight   W90
1lb Brass Weight W90
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass, bell shaped butcher's or grocer's shop counter weight, stamped '1lb' to the top of the hand grip. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 3.5" x 2". Other similar weights of various sizes are usually available. 
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Price: 16.00


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. 
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Price: 16.00


1lb Brass Avery Weight, 2 available   W89



8oz Brass Weight    W73
8oz Brass Weight W73
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass grocer's / butcher's 8oz shop counter weight with the loop handle to the top. 8oz is stamped to the top of the grip. Other similar brass weights of various sizes may be available. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. Base 1.5" diameter and 2.75" high. Other similar brass weights of various sizes are usually available. 
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Price: 20.00


Cast Iron Weight W69
Original, quality, late 19th century, rectangular cast iron block with an offset hole and embossed to one surface 'Teaco Cirencester'. This looks to be a counter balance weight or ? but what for ?. Has been cleaned and lacquered and is in good order. 5" x 2.75" x 1". 
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Price: 65.00


Cast Iron Weight    W69



1/2oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available    W44
1/2oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W44
Original, quality, 1920's, cast brass butcher's/grocer's 1/2oz brass weight. '1/2oz' is stamped to the top and other numbers are stamped to the underside. All is polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 1" tall x 0.5" base diameter. Other similar weights of various sizes may be available. Price is for each. Other similar brass weights of various sizes are usually available. 
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Price: 30.00


8oz. Brass Weight, 3 available W37
Original, quality cast brass grocer's/butcher's 8oz. brass weight, circa 1900. Stamped '8oz.' to the top of the grip, with some other stamps to the lead custom plug to the underside. Complete and in good order. 1.5" diameter base x 2.75" tall. Other similar brass weights of various sizes are usually available. 
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Price: 20.00


8oz. Brass Weight, 3 available    W37



Doulton 14lb Weight Tobacco Jar SA28
Doulton 14lb Weight Tobacco Jar SA28
Original, quality late 19th century Doulton of Lambeth "Silicon Ware" tobacco jar, in the very realistic form of a 14lb cast iron weight. This superb example, the first we have owned has a hall marked silver mount and ring to the lid and the original square inner tobacco 'pressing block'. The underside of the base is impressed "Doulton Silicon Lambeth", "K", "KS" and "2777", the number '277' is also impressed on the inner pressing block. All is complete and in good order and is as realistic as it looks. 5.5" tall x 3.75" square base. 
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Price: 700.00

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