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Avery Parcel Scale PS61
Avery Parcel Scale PS61
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's all brass parcel balance stamped to the top for the makers "W&T Avery Ltd Birmingham". This super example is the first we have seen of this model. The scale is mounted on a rectangular shaped plinth in mahogany with two cast brass cup side handles and cut-outs to take the original set of nine brass nesting weights and 1 x 20 grams standing weight. The nesting weights are marked accordingly from 4lb to ¼ ounce and the five larger ones are stamped for "Avery Ltd". All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Plinth 14" x 11" x 1.5" and total 15.5" x 11" x 6.5" tall. 
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Price: 465.00


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.  
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Price: 950.00


W & T Avery Personal Scale S234



Avery Ceramic Scale Slab S231
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".  
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Price: 230.00


2lb W&T Avery Ceramic Weight W318
Original, quality circa 1900, Butchers / Grocers 'Cottage Loaf' shaped white ceramic counter weight. This super example is decorated in green transfer printing with "Imperial 2.lb." to the top, a decorative band around the bottom of the sides and a ribbon swag to the front detailing the manufacturer W&T Avery Birmingham. The underside has retained its lead infill. Some light staining to the upper surface, but otherwise complete and in good order. Base diam 3.75" and total height 3". 
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Price: 350.00


2lb W&T Avery Ceramic Weight W318



1lb Brass Weight W298
1lb Brass Weight W298
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped 1lb grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example is stamped 'W&T Avery Ltd' to the shoulder and "1lb" to the grip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 3.5" tall and 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 16.00


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


2lb Avery Brass Weight W289



4lb Avery Brass Weight W288
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


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


7lb Avery Brass Weight, 2 available W287

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