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Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron & Brass Weights W380
Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron & Brass Weights W380
Original, quality full set of late 19th century circular, decorated cast iron shop counter stacking weights. Each cast iron weight is embossed to the centre "AK & Sons", with the appropriate weight and to the front edge with the weight only. The top two weights are in brass and are impressed "AK & Sons", "1oz" & "2oz". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

Stack 4" tall.

5" widest.

 
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Price: 125.00




1/2lb Avery Ceramic Weight W379
1/2lb Avery Ceramic Weight W379
Original, quality late 19th century W&T Avery ceramic grocers' / butchers' counter weight. These weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This example is transfer printed "1/2lb" to the top "W&T Avery Birmingham" around the base and has retained the lead infill to the underside for counterbalancing to the true weight. All is complete and in good order.

1.75" tall.

2.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 185.00




Pair of Avery Ceramic 4lb & 2lb Weights W378
Pair of Avery Ceramic 4lb & 2lb Weights W378
Original, quality pair of late 19th century W&T Avery ceramic grocers' / butchers' counter weights. These weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. These examples are transfer decorated in green with "Imperial" and "4lb" or "2lb" to the top and "W&T Avery Ltd Birmingham" in ribbon swags to the front. These are as near mint condition as you could hope for with just one miniscule blemish to the top of the "4lb" very near to "Imperial". The lead infills used to counterbalance to the true weights are present and more than that, they are both stamped in the lead with an identical customs and excise mark, 'VR' for the Reign of Queen Victoria over "572" and beneath the Crown for Queen Victoria. A wonderful pair of weights the best I have seen and complete. These were made by Wedgewood although not marked as such.

4lb = 3.5" tall plus 4.25" diam base

2lb = 3.25 tall plus 3 5/8" diam base

 
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Price: 1,350.00




1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W377
1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W377
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass bell shaped shop counter weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "1lb" to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall x 1.75" base diam

 
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Price: 16.00




1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W376
1lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W376
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass bell shaped shop counter weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "1lb" to the top of the grip and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall.

1.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 16.00




W&T Avery 2lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W375
W&T Avery 2lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W375
Original, quality circa 1900, bell shaped cast brass shop weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "W&T Avery Ltd" to the shoulder and "2lb" to the top of the grip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall.

2.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 23.00




4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W374
4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W374
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "4lb" to the top of the grip and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

5.75" tall.

Base 3" diam.

 
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Price: 34.00




4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W373
4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W373
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped to the shoulder with some details and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall.

3" diam of base.

 
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Price: 34.00




4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W372
4lb Brass Shop Counter Weight W372
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped weight with an open grip to the top. This example is stamped "4lb" to the shoulder with some details and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

6" tall x 3" diam of base.

 
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Price: 34.00




7lb Bronze Weight W371
7lb Bronze Weight W371
Original, quality early 19th century 7lb bronze shop counter weight in the original unpolished finish. This super example is well marked on the shoulders with impressed detail "GR IV" for the Reign of King George IV 1762 to 1830, dagger motif, "VR" for the Reign Queen Victoria 1837 to 1901 and the coffee pot logo. Complete and in good order.

6.25" tall.

3.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 185.00




14lb Parnall & Son Brass Weight W370
14lb Parnall & Son Brass Weight W370
Original, quality late 19th century bell shaped grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight impressed to the top of the ring handle "14lb" and to the shoulders, "VR590" beneath the Royal Crown and a circular stamp containing the name of the manufacturer "Parnall & Sons Ltd, Narrow St, Bristol". All the original unpolished finish. Complete and in good order.

8.5" tall.

Base 4.5" diam.

 
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Price: 365.00




Avery 4lb Brass Weight W369
Avery 4lb Brass Weight W369
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' bell shaped shop counter weight. This example is impressed "4lb" for the top loop and "W&T Avery Ltd" for the maker to the shoulders. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

5.75" x base 3" diam.

 
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Price: 34.00




Half Pound Ceramic Weight W368
Half Pound Ceramic Weight W368
Original, quality late 19th century Grocers' or Butchers' shop counter weight in white ceramic in a "cottage loaf" shape. This smaller example is complete but it does have a scuff or two to the top and an edge knock to the base otherwise all is very clean. The top is transfer printed "Imperial Enamel Weight" and " 1/2 lb". These ceramic weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. Complete and in good order.

1.5" tall.

2.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 156.00




1lb Ceramic Weight W367
1lb Ceramic Weight W367
Original, quality late 19th century Grocers' or Butchers' shop counter weight in white ceramic in the shape of a "cottage loaf". This example has poor restoration to two areas to the underside of the top section which could be improved considerably. These ceramic weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This 1lb version is transfer printed to the top "Imperial 1lb" and is complete and in good order.

2.25" tall.

3" diam of base.

 
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Price: 100.00




W&T Avery 4lb Ceramic Weight W366
W&T Avery 4lb Ceramic Weight W366
Original, quality late 19th century Grocers' or Butchers' shop counter weight in white ceramic in the shape of a "cottage loaf". These ceramic weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This 4lb version has a band of green decoration around the lower rim, a ribbon swag to the shoulder with details for the manufacturer "W&T Avery Birmingham", good wear marks to the underside and the original lead infill to the base and is complete and in good order.

3.5" tall.

4 1/8" base diam.

 
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Price: 500.00




W&T Avery 7lb Ceramic Weight W365
W&T Avery 7lb Ceramic Weight W365
Original, quality late 19th century Grocers' or Butchers' shop counter weight in white ceramic in the shape of a "cottage loaf". This large example has some damage to the reverse under the top grip which could be restored but otherwise all is complete and in good order. These ceramic weights were only in use for a very short period and were made illegal in 1903 or thereabouts. This 7lb version has a band of green decoration around the lower rim, a ribbon swag to the shoulder with details for the manufacutrer "W&T Avery Birmingham", good wear marks to the underside and the original lead infill to the base. With the exception of the damage to the reverse the rest is in super condition and complete.

5" tall x 5" base diam.

 
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Price: 650.00




14lb Brass Weight W364
14lb Brass Weight W364
Original, quality late 19th century 14lb shop counterweight with an open ring grip to the top. This super example is stamped "14lb" to the top and a crown over 'T' over 'B' to the side of the grip. The underside has no customs marks which is most unusual. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. These larger 'bell' shaped brass weights are the most difficult to find.

8.5" tall x 4.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 300.00




300 Sovereigns Brass Bankers Weight W353
300 Sovereigns Brass Bankers Weight W353
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped bankers' counter weight impressed "Sov'gn 300" to the top of the open ring grip. A most unusual weight to find today and in very clean condition. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

7" tall x 3.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 265.00




8 Ounce Brass Weight W350
8 Ounce Brass Weight W350
Original, quality late 19th century cast pink brass grocers'/ butchers' counter weight impressed "8oz" to the top of the grip. Very unusual to find these weights in pink brass. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.5" tall x 1.5" widest at base.

 
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Price: 30.00




7lb Brass Weight W349
7lb Brass Weight W349
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight with a shaped grip to the top. This example is stamped "Derby" with a crown to the shoulder and "7lbs" to the top of the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

6.75" tall x 3.25" widest.

 
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Price: 85.00




Vandome & Hart 1lb Nickel Weight W338
Vandome & Hart 1lb Nickel Weight W338
Original, quality post-war '1lb' circular shop counter weight in nickel. This example is impressed to the top for the maker "Vandome & Hart Ltd". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 38.00




Circular Brass 4lb Weight W337
Circular Brass 4lb Weight W337
Original, quality circular brass weight, feels to be lead filled ? The upper surface is embossed "4lbs, AVDP, 20lbs, Sq. In". "Patented March 11 84" (is it for 1884 or 1984 ?) "Crosby S.G. & V. Co Boston U.S.A". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good order.

4.5" diam x 0.5".

 
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Price: 65.00




Run of 5 Bartlett Brass Weights W335
Run of 5 Bartlett Brass Weights W335
Original quality late 19th century run of five matching tapered cast brass grocers' / butchers' counter weights "7lbs" to "8oz". Each weight is stamped to the top with the weight and the larger ones are stamped for the maker "Bartlett Bristol" to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all are complete and in good order.

Larger 5.5" tall x 2.75" widest.

Smallest 2.25" tall x 1 1/8" widest.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 175.00




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 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




7lb Cast Iron Weight W317
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.

3.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 85.00




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.

3.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 34.00




Part Set of 4 Nickel Counter Weights W312
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: 125.00




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.

4.25" widest.

 
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Price: 156.00




Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W296
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: 85.00




1oz Brass Weight, 3 similar available W246
1oz Brass Weight, 3 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.

0.75" base.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 16.00




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.

1" base.

 
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Price: 16.00




2oz Brass Weight W244
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




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.

1" base diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 16.00




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




4oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W127
4oz Brass Weight, 2 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. Other similar weights of various sizes may well be available.

2.25" tall.

1" base diameter.

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Price: 16.00




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. Other similar weights of various sizes may well be available.

3" tall.

1.5" base diameter.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 16.00




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. Other similar weights of various sizes are usually available.

1.75" x 0.75".

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Price: 16.00




1/2oz Brass Weight, 3 similar available W44
1/2oz Brass Weight, 3 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. Other similar brass weights of various sizes are usually available.

1" tall x 0.5" base diameter.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00


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