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.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £300.00 W&T Avery Ceramic Scale Plate SP14 Original, quality 1920's white ceramic circular scale plate with transfer printed details "By Appointment to the Late King Edward VII, W&T. Avery Ltd" and with the Royal Coat of Arms. This was originally from a shop counter scale as used by Butchers, Grocers and on Dairy Counters. Ideal for a cheese plate. Complete and in good order.
8" diam x 0.5".
Click on photo for larger and other view. Price: £95.00 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.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £34.00