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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



7lb Cast Iron Weight W315
7lb Cast Iron Weight W315
Original, quality circa 1900, square shaped cast iron shop counter weight with a ring grip to the top and an embossed panel to the front detailing "lb" over "7". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 3" tall plus 2.75" ring, base 2.75" square. 
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Price: 30.00


14lb Cast Iron Weight W314
Original, quality circa 1900, square shaped cast iron shop counter weight with a ring grip to the top and an embossed panel to the front detailing "lb" over "14". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 5.25" tall 3" ring and base 3.5" square. 
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Price: 38.00


14lb Cast Iron Weight W314



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


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



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


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


1lb Brass Weight W297



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


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


Set of 7 Kenrick Cast Iron Weights W291



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



Avery 2lb Brass Weight W282
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 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


Avery 7lb Brass Weight W279



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


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


1lb Brass Weight W275



Parnall 1lb Brass Weight W274
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


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


Gardner 1lb Brass Weight W273



4lb Brass Weight W271
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


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


1oz Brass Weight, 4 similar available W246



8oz Brass Weight W265
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


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



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


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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