Antique Small Brass Hanging Equal Arm Balance Scale Apothecary, Money

Antique Small Brass Hanging Equal Arm Balance Scale Apothecary, Money

Regular price $45.00


Description:  In the 1800’s suspension balance scales were commonly used to weigh coins, gold, silver, diamonds or even for apothecary use.  This mechanical equal-arm hanging scale may have once been on a stand, in a case or hung on a nearby hook for measurement use. 

Note:  Original box and weights are not included. 

Length of Beam:  7” (across)
Overall Height (hanging): 10 1/2”
Diameter of Pans:  2 1/2”

Product Weight :   3.8 ounces

Primary Materials: Brass and other metal

Maker:  Unknown

Markings:  No visible markings

Origin:  Unknown

Condition:   Previously owned - used. Condition is consistent with age and normal use.  Scale works and performs as it should.  No dents in pans.  Areas of patina, scratches and discoloration on most all parts.

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