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Avery Beam Scale and Weights S285
Avery Beam Scale and Weights S285
Original, quality late 19th century grocers' / butchers' counter scale with a blacksmith made wrought iron centre column on a decorative cast iron base and mounted with the brass beam scale. This example has three brass chain rods with a heavy cast brass pan for the weights to one side and a circular porcelain plate to the other with a brass frame support. A stack of old brass weights and a 2lb and 1lb brass bell shaped weight are included. The ceramic slab is transfer printed for "W&T Avery of Birmingham" the manufacturer of the scale and the horizontal brass beam is stamped for the same, back and front. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all will dismantle into nine pieces for ease of transport and all is complete and in good and working order. A super all original set of scales.

30.5" tall x 26" wide x 10" front to back.

Ceramic slab 10" diam.

 
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Price: 265.00




W&T Avery 2lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W375
W&T Avery 2lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W375
Original, quality circa 1900, bell shaped cast brass shop weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "W&T Avery Ltd" to the shoulder and "2lb" to the top of the grip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall.

2.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 23.00




Avery 4lb Brass Weight W369
Avery 4lb Brass Weight W369
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "4lb" for the top loop and "W&T Avery Ltd" for the maker to the shoulders. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

5.75" x base 3" diam.

 
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Price: 34.00




W&T Avery 4lb Ceramic Weight W366
W&T Avery 4lb Ceramic Weight W366
Original, quality late 19th century Grocers' or Butchers' shop counter weight in white ceramic in the shape of a "cottage loaf". These ceramic weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This 4lb version has a band of green decoration around the lower rim, a ribbon swag to the shoulder with details for the manufacturer "W&T Avery Birmingham", good wear marks to the underside and the original lead infill to the base and is complete and in good order.

3.5" tall.

4 1/8" base diam.

 
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Price: 500.00




W&T Avery 7lb Ceramic Weight W365
W&T Avery 7lb Ceramic Weight W365
Original, quality late 19th century Grocers' or Butchers' shop counter weight in white ceramic in the shape of a "cottage loaf". This large example has some damage to the reverse under the top grip which could be restored but otherwise all is complete and in good order. These ceramic weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This 7lb version has a band of green decoration around the lower rim, a ribbon swag to the shoulder with details for the manufacutrer "W&T Avery Birmingham", good wear marks to the underside and the original lead infill to the base. With the exception of the damage to the reverse the rest is in super condition and complete.

5" tall x 5" base diam.

 
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Price: 650.00




4lb Avery Brass Weight W325
4lb Avery Brass Weight W325
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example impressed '4lbs' to the top of the open grip has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

5.5" tall x 2.75" widest.

 
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Price: 34.00


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