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4lb Cast Iron Ring Weight W334
4lb Cast Iron Ring Weight W334
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron 4lb shop counter weight with an embossed detail to the front "4lb" and a carrying wrought iron ring to the top and lead infill for counterbalance. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 3.5" tall with ring down and base 2.5" x 2.5". 
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Price: 25.00


7lb Cast Iron Ring Weight W333
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron 7lb shop counter weight with an embossed detail to the front "7lb" and a carrying wrought iron ring to the top and lead infill for counterbalance. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4.5" tall with ring down and base 2.75" x 2.75". 
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Price: 34.00


7lb Cast Iron Ring Weight W333



4lbs Brass Weight W332
4lbs Brass Weight W332
Original, quality 1920's 4lbs grocers' / butchers' shop counter brass bell shaped weight with a shaped ring grip to the top and '4lbs' impressed to the top of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order. 5.5" tall x 3" widest. 
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Price: 34.00


14lb Cast Iron Ring Weight W331
Original, quality mid to late 19th century 14lbs cast iron shop counter weight with a carrying ring to the top and embossed "14" to the shoulder. This square shaped weight has a good style. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 6" tall with ring flat and base 4" x 4". 
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Price: 45.00


14lb Cast Iron Ring Weight W331



7lb Brass Weight W330
7lb Brass Weight W330
Original, quality 1920's 7lbs grocers' / butchers' shop counter brass bell shaped weight with a ring grip to the top and '7lb' impressed to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order. 7" x 3.75" base diam. 
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Price: 85.00


1lb Brass Weight W329
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example is impressed '1lb' to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 3.5" tall x 2" widest.  
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Price: 16.00


1lb Brass Weight W329



1lb Avery Brass Weight W327
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


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


2lb Avery Brass Weight W326



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


4lb Brass Weight W324
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This good example impressed "4lb" 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 3" widest. 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Brass Weight W324



4lb Brass Weight W323
4lb Brass Weight W323
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This good example, impressed "4lb" 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 3" widest. 
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Price: 34.00


Pair of 2lb and 1lb Avery Ceramic Weights W322
Original, quality late 19th century two matching white ceramic, butchers' / grocers' counter weights. This super pair are transfer printed "Imperial 2lb" and "Imperial 1lb" to the tops and for the manufacturer "W&T Avery Birmingham" to the lower edges. Both are complete and in good order and with their lead infill to the underside. A rare find today. 2lb = 3.25" tall and 3.75" diam. 1lb = 2.25" tall and 2.75" diam. 
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Price: 600.00


Pair of 2lb and 1lb Avery Ceramic Weights W322



5lb Cast Iron Bar Weight W321
5lb Cast Iron Bar Weight W321
Original, quality pre-war cast iron 'Bar' weight embossed to the top "5lb" and 'Avery' for the manufacturer. This rectangular weight has a scooped out centre with a bar to the top for lifting. A 5lb weight is very unusual, normally 2lb, 4lb, 7lb and 14lb etc. All in the old original paintwork. Complete and in good order. 4" x 2.5" x 2.5". 
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Price: 45.00


2lb Brass Weight W320
Original, quality late 19th century grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This is example is impressed "2lb" to the top and has many date stamps to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.75" tall and 2" base diam. 
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Price: 23.00


2lb Brass Weight W320



2lb W&T Avery Ceramic Weight W318
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


7lb Cast Iron Weight W317
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron bell shaped grocers' / butchers' counter weight with a ring grip to the top and embossed to the front "7lb J.M". Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 6.75" tall and 3.75" base diam. 
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Price: 85.00


7lb Cast Iron Weight W317



2lb Nickel Counter Weight W313
2lb Nickel Counter Weight W313
Original, quality post-1953 cast nickel grocers' / butchers' 2lb shop counter weight. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 3.5" tall and 3.25" base diam. 
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Price: 34.00


Part Set of 4 Nickel Counter Weights W312
Original, quality part set of four cast nickel post-1953 grocers' / butchers' shop counter weights. These four matching weights are marked accordingly from "7lb" down to "1lb" and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The larger one in particular has many dents and knocks, but otherwise all are in reasonable condition. Largest 5.5" x 3.25". Smallest 3" x 1.75". Price is for the set. 
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Price: 165.00


Part Set of 4 Nickel Counter Weights W312



14lb Brass Weight W309
14lb Brass Weight W309
Original, quality 1920's / 30's brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is stamped "14lb" to the top of the grip. Not easy to find the larger weights of this style. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 8.5"tall and 4.75" base diam. 
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Price: 300.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W304
Original, quality set of four matching late 19th century cast iron grocers' / butchers' shop counter weights 7lb, 4lb, 2lb and 1lb sizes. These tapered square weights with ring grips to the top are marked to the fronts with the relevant weights. Complete and in good and working order. Largest 5.5" tall and base 3" x 3".  
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Price: 125.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W304



14lbs Cast Iron Weight W302
14lbs Cast Iron Weight W302
Original, quality late 19th century bell shaped 14lbs grocers' / butchers' counter weight. This example has a fixed ring shaped grip to the top and "lbs 14" embossed to the front. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 8" tall and 4.25" widest. 
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Price: 156.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W296
Set of four, original, quality, circa 1900, tapered square cast iron grocers' / butchers' shop counter 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 design. Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good order. Largest 6.5" x 3" x 2.75" front to back. Smallest 3.5" tall x 1.5" x 1.25" front to back. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 125.00


Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W296



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


Parnall and Sons 14lb Brass Weight W286
Original, quality late 19th century brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "14lb" to the top of the grip and "Parnall & Sons Ltd" for the manufacturer / supplier to the side of the grip. Not easy to find 14lb weights of this type and this one is a beauty. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 8.5" tall and base 4.75" diam. 
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Price: 300.00


Parnall and Sons 14lb Brass Weight W286



4lb Brass Weight W285
4lb Brass Weight W285
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "4LB" to the top of the grip and with several numbers to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 5.75" tall x 3" base diam. 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Brass Weight W284
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "4LB" to the top of the grip, "VR" and a crown and "F.F" to the shoulder. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 5.75" tall and 3" base diam. 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Brass Weight W284



7lb Brass Weight W283
7lb Brass Weight W283
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "7lb" to the top of the grip, "VR" and a crown and "F.F" to the shoulder. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 7" tall and 3.5" base diam. 
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Price: 85.00


4lb Brass Weight W280
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight with an unusual shaped grip. This clean example is impressed "4lb" to the top, 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 and 3" base diam. 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Brass Weight W280



1lb Brass Weight W275
1lb Brass Weight W275
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example is impressed "1lb" to the top of the grip, "City of Bristol" and VR date stamp to the shoulder and is pitted all over from overuse, otherwise complete and in good order. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 3.5" tall and 1.75" widest.  
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Price: 16.00


Parnall 1lb Brass Weight W274
Original, quality late 19th century brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "1lb" to the top, Parnall & Son of Bristol" to the base of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 3.5" tall and 2" widest. 
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Price: 16.00


Parnall 1lb Brass Weight W274



Gardner 1lb Brass Weight W273
Gardner 1lb Brass Weight W273
Original, quality 1920's brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example impressed "1lb" to the top and "Gardner Wandsworth" (London) to the side also has date stamps to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 3.5" tall and 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 16.00


4lb Brass Weight W271
Original, quality, circa 1900, brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "4lb" to the top of the grip and has many date stamps to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 6" tall and 3" base diam. 
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Price: 34.00


4lb Brass Weight W271



1oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W246
1oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W246
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weights. The top is stamped "1oz" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 1.25" tall and 0.75" base. Price is for each. 
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Price: 16.00


8oz Brass Weight W265
Original, quality late 19th century grocers' / butchers' bell shaped brass 8oz weight, stamped to the top 8oz and to the underside with many date stamps. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3" tall and 1.5" wide at base. 
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Price: 16.00


8oz Brass Weight W265



2oz Brass Weight W245
2oz Brass Weight W245
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. The top is stamped "2oz" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 1.75" tall and 1" base. 
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Price: 16.00


2oz Brass Weight W244
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. The top is stamped "2oz" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 1.75" tall x 0.75".  
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Price: 16.00


2oz Brass Weight W244



4oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W243
4oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W243
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass 4oz grocers' / butchers' shop counter weights. The tops are stamped "4oz" and the undersides have various date stamps relating to the checks made by the Weights and Measures Dept. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 2.25" tall and 1" base diam. Price is for each. 
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Price: 16.00


2 Ounce Nickel Weight W202
Original, quality post 1953 two ounce nickel shop counter weight detailed to the top "2oz". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 1.75" tall x 0.75" base. 
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Price: 23.00


2 Ounce Nickel Weight W202



1lb Nickel Shop Weight W200
1lb Nickel Shop Weight W200
Original, quality post-1953 1lb nickel shop counter weight detailed '1lb' to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 3" tall x 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 23.00


1oz Brass Weight 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. P 
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Price: 16.00


1oz Brass Weight W129



2oz Brass Weight, 2 various W128
2oz Brass Weight, 2 various 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: 16.00


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: 16.00


4oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W127



8oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W126
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: 16.00


1/2oz Brass Weight, 2 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: 23.00


1/2oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W111



2oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W93
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: 16.00


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: 16.00


8oz Brass Weight W73



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: 23.00


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: 16.00


8oz. Brass Weight, 3 available W37

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