Antique balance scale with weight set. Measures about 12.25" tall and the base is about 12" x 6. The lever at the base is used to toggle the scale between "storage/transport" mode where the scale trays are resting on the wooden base, and "functional" mode, where the trays are lifted off of the base to allow them to be used properly. Condition is a seen in photos. Scratches, dings, tarnish, and other wear.
One of the posts that rest in the cradles to hold the arm is broken off. A plastic material has been attached in its place, and seems to make an adequate substitute (photos 8,9,10).The same plastic material has also been used to repair the three strings that hold the tray on the right (photos 11,12). There is also supposed to be a needle that extends upward from the center of the arm and points at the indicator above the arm. Please take a look at the photos and feel free to ask any questions. The item "Antique Pharmacy Apothecary Balance Scale with Weight Set" is in sale since Thursday, November 02, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Mercantile, Trades & Factories\Scales". The seller is "jimsvintagecollectibles" and is located in Newmarket, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.