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W. Avery Brass Needle Case NC2
W. Avery Brass Needle Case NC2
Original, quality late 19th century pressed and embossed brass needle case to hold four different size needles. This super example has a lift up hinged top cover and two sliding tabs to the bottom. When slid sideways one set of one sized needles will appear at the top for selection. Apart from decorative patterns the sides are each detailed "The Quadruple Golden Casket patented and manufactured by W. Avery & Son Redditch". Complete and in good and working order.

2.75" x 1.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


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: 485.00


Avery Beam Scale and Weights S285



W & T Avery Personal Scale S234
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.

 
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Price: 850.00


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".

 
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Price: 125.00


W&T Avery Ceramic Scale Plate SP14



Huge 16
Huge 16" W&T Avery Ceramic Scale Plate SP7
Original, quality late 19th century huge 16" diam circular white ceramic scale plate, with transfer printed details to the centre for "W&T Avery Ltd Birmingham" scale maker. This was originally from a shop counter scale as used by Butchers, Grocers and on Dairy Counters. The largest scale plate we have seen, ideal for a cheese plate. Complete and in good order.

16" diam x 0.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


1lb Avery Brass Weight W327
Original, quality circa 1900, '1lb' brass bell shaped gorcers / butchers' shop counter weight. This example, stamped to the shoulder "W&T Avery" and to the top "1lb". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3.25" tall and 2" wide.

 
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Price: 16.00


1lb Avery Brass Weight W327



2lb Avery Brass Weight W326
2lb Avery Brass Weight W326
Original, quality circa 1900, 2lb brass bell shaped grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example stamped to the shoulder "Avery Ltd", is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 23.00


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.

 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Avery Brass Weight W325



2lb Avery Brass Weight W289
2lb Avery Brass Weight W289
Original, quality post 1953 grocers' / butchers' cast brass counter weight impressed "2lb" and "Avery" to the top for the manufacturer. A very clean but late brass weight. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall and 2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Avery Brass Weight W288
Original, quality post 1953 grocers' / butchers' cast brass counter weight impressed "4lb" and "Avery" to the top for the manufacturer. A very clean but late brass weight. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall and 3" widest.

 
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Price: 45.00


4lb Avery Brass Weight W288



7lb Avery Brass Weight, 2 available W287
7lb Avery Brass Weight, 2 available W287
Original, quality post 1953 grocers' / butchers' 7lb cast brass counter weight impressed "7lb" and "Avery" to the top for the manufacturer. A very clean but late brass weight. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.25" tall x 3.5" widest.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 65.00

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