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Halls Patent Letter Balance PS65
Halls Patent Letter Balance PS65
Original, quality sheet brass letter balance in the original matt gilt finish, calibrated with the postal rates for the years 1865 to 1871 and the original green leather covered hinged case. This example was designed by NR Hall in 1863 and is impressed "Hall's Patent" and stamped "Parnell London" for the manufacturer.

The case is rather thin at the leather hinge but otherwise in super condition with the underside impressed for the retailer "Asprey 156 Bond Street and 22 Albemarle Street", apart from the weakness of the hinge all is complete and in good and working order.

Case 5" x 2.75" x 0.5".

Scale 4.75" x 2.125".

 
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Price: 135.00


Parnall Brass Beam Scales and Weights S287
Original, quality late 19th century grocer's counter scale on the original mahogany base. This super example is all brass with the horizontal brass beam mounted on a tubular column with a cast brass circular pan for the weights and a circular dish for the goods. A stack of eight brass weights is included and from 4lb down to ¼ ounce and the scale beam and the column are both stamped for the manufacturer "Parnall & Sons of Bristol". Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Mahogany plinth 24" x 11.5" x 1". Total 28" tall x 25" x 11.5". 
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Price: 450.00


Parnall Brass Beam Scales and Weights S287



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


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

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