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1lb Avery Brass Weight W310
1lb Avery Brass Weight W310
Original, quality post-1953 grocers' / butchers' cast brass counter weight impressed "1lb Avery" to the top. A very clean but late weight. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3" tall and 1.75" widest. 
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Price: 23.00


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


14lb Brass Weight W309



1lb Bronze Weight W307
1lb Bronze Weight W307
Original, quality early 19th century bell shaped bronze shop counter weight in the original unpolished patina finish. This example is of the 1lb size and has several faint customs stamps and is complete and in good order. 4" tall x 2 3/8" widest.  
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Price: 56.00


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


14lbs Cast Iron Weight W301
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. 8.5" tall and 5" widest. 
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Price: 156.00


14lbs Cast Iron Weight W301



14lbs Cast Iron Weight W300
14lbs Cast Iron Weight W300
Original, quality late 19th century bell shaped 14lbs grocers' / butchers' counter weight. This example has a fixed ring shaped grip to the top and "14" embossed to the front. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 8" tall and 4.5" widest. 
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Price: 156.00


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


1lb Brass Weight W298



1lb Brass Weight W297
1lb Brass Weight W297
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped 1lb grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example has two customs stamps both with a "VR" stamp for the Reign of Queen Victoria. 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


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



Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron Weights W291
Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron Weights W291
Original, quality late 19th century set of seven circular cast iron stacking weights from 4lb down to 1oz. This superb set are embossed "AK & Sons" for the manufacturer A Kenrick & Sons of West Bromwich and with an embossed design to the outer rim with the relevant weights. These are the most decorated sets produced by Kenrick & Sons and in superb condition. Polished and lacquered and complete. Stack 4" tall and 5" widest. 
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Price: 185.00


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



Parnall and Sons 14lb Brass Weight W286
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


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 W285



4lb Brass Weight W284
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


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


7lb Brass Weight W283



4lb Brass Weight W280
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


Avery 2lb Brass Weight W282
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This clean example is impressed "2lb" to the top and "Avery" to the shoulder for the manufacturer. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 4.5" tall and 2.5" base diam. 
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Price: 23.00


Avery 2lb Brass Weight W282



Avery 7lb Brass Weight W279
Avery 7lb Brass Weight W279
Original, quality 1920's cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This clean example is impressed "7lb" to the top and "Avery Ltd" for the manufacturer to the shoulder. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 7.25" tall and 3.5" base diam. 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Avery Cast Iron 10lb and 5lb Weights W276
Pair of original, quality pre-war rectangular shaped cast iron bar weights both embossed "Avery", 1 for '10lb' and other '5lb'. Unusual sizes most would be 7lbs and 4lbs. These clean examples have been cleaned and lacquered and are complete and in good order. Larger 5.25" front to back + 3.25" tall and 3.25" widest. Smaller 4" front to back + 2" tall and 2.5" widest.  
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Avery Cast Iron 10lb and 5lb Weights W276



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


4lb Ceramic Grocers Weight W206
Original, quality late 19th century 'Cottage Loaf' shaped white ceramic grocers' / butchers' 4lb shop counter weight. Despite its overall scruffy condition this weight is complete bar the chips and is still very desirable and hard to find. One imagines these ceramic weights had a short life due to being prone to damage. This example is transfer printed to the top "Imperial Enamel Weight 4lb". It has a hairline diagonal crack, lots of knocks and stains but is near complete and has retained the lead infill. The underside is also impressed for the manufacturer 'Wedgwood'. 4" tall and 4.25" base diam. 
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Price: 265.00


4lb Ceramic Grocers Weight W206



2 Ounce Nickel Weight W202
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


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


1lb Nickel Shop Weight W200



1/4oz Weight, 2 similar available W143
1/4oz Weight, 2 similar available W143
Original, quality 1920's, cast brass butcher's, grocers' 1/4oz weight, with "1/4oz" stamped to the top. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. 0.25" base diameter x 0.75" tall. Price is for each. 
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Price: 23.00


10 Brass Weights W168
Ten original, quality, butchers' / grocers' brass shop counter weights, circa 1900 / 1920's. These have not spent their life together, but are of a similar age and the correct order of sizes, 7lb, 4lb, 2lb, 1lb, 8, 4, 2, 1, 1/2 and 1/4 ounce. They all have various stamped dates and letters, some soft dents and scuffs consistent with a working life and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Largest 6.75" tall x 3.5" base diameter, smallest 0.75" tall x 0.5" base diameter. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 245.00


10 Brass Weights W168



1oz Brass Weight W129
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


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


2oz Brass Weight, 2 various W128



4oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W127
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


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


8oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W126



1/2oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W111
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


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


2oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W93



8oz Brass Weight W73
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


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


1/2oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W44



8oz. Brass Weight, 3 available W37
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

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