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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


2lb Parnall Brass Weight W351
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass 2lb grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight. This example is impressed "2 Pounds" to the top and for the manufacturer "Parnall & Sons Ltd Bristol" and the underside has the registration number for the year 1890. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

2.25" tall.

Base 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


2lb Parnall Brass Weight W351



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
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


7lb Brass Weight W349



Avery 50 Troy Ounce Brass Weight W348
Avery 50 Troy Ounce Brass Weight W348
Original, quality 1930's cast brass bankers weight detailed to the top "Avery Ltd 50 oz Troy". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4" tall.

2" diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


4oz Nickel Bar Weight W347
Original, quality circa 1900, Solid Nickel 4ounce bar weight as used by corn chandlers or similar, certainly a shop counter weight, the first we have seen this small in nickel. The upper surface is impressed "4oz" and the underside is stamped "D.F.W". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

1" tall.

Base 1 3/8" x 7/8".

 
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Price: 65.00


4oz Nickel Bar Weight W347



7lbs Brass Weight W345
7lbs Brass Weight W345
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cast brass grocers' / butchers' shop counter weight with a shaped grip to the top and all in the unpolished patinated finish. Can be polished back to shiny brass on request for no extra charge. This clean example is impressed "7lbs" to the top of the grip and has a "VR" mark to the shoulder. Complete and in good order.

6.5" tall.

3.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


2lb Brass Weight W343
Original, quality 1920's grocers' / butchers' shop brass bell shaped counter weight with a shaped ring grip to the top and 2lb impressed to the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.25" tall x 2.25" widest.

 
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Price: 23.00


2lb Brass Weight W343



2lb Brass Weight W342
2lb Brass Weight W342
Original, quality 1920's grocers' / butchers' shop brass bell shaped counter weight with a shaped ring grip to the top and 2lb impressed to the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 2.25" widest.

 
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Price: 23.00


2lb Brass Weight W341
Original, quality 1920's grocers' / butchers' shop brass bell shaped counter weight with a shaped ring grip to the top and 2lb impressed to the grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 2.25" widest.

 
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Price: 23.00


2lb Brass Weight W341



Vandome and Hart 1lb Nickel Weight W338
Vandome and 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
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: 85.00


Circular Brass 4lb Weight W337



Run of 5 Brass Weights W336
Run of 5 Brass Weights W336
Original, quality run of five matching late 19th century grocers' / butchers' shop counter weights, 7lb down to 8 ounces. Each weight is impressed accordingly "7lb, 4lb, 2lb, 1lb, 8oz". An unusual example for bell shaped weights. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

Largest 6.75" x 3.5" diam.

Smallest 2.5" x 1.5".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 156.00


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


Run of 5 Bartlett Brass Weights W335



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.

Base 2.5" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 25.00


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


4lbs Brass Weight W332



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


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



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
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



Set of 4 Cast Iron Weights W304
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


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 W302



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: 125.00


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



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



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


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 W245



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
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


4oz Brass Weight, 2 similar available W243



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



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.

 
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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. If ordering on-line please state which one in the photo is required.

1.75" tall x 1" or 0.75" widest.

Price is for each.

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

2.25" tall and 1" base diameter.

Price is for each.

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

3" tall and 1.5" base diameter.

Price is for each.

 
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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. Other similar weights of various sizes are usually available.

1.75" x 0.75".

Price is for each.

 
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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. Other similar brass weights of various sizes are usually available.

Base 1.5" diameter and 2.75" high.

 
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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. 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


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. Other similar brass weights of various sizes are usually available.

1.5" diameter base x 2.75" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 16.00

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