Antique Set of Apothecary Chemist Weighing Scales with Weights in Wood Oak Box. Colours may differ due to any flash used. Please check the postal DATE mark on the package when you get it. A set of weighing scales that unscrew and fit into its original wooden box. This would have been used in an apothecary or chemists.It comes with 12 weights which are from a few different sets but include 2 drachms, 1 scruple and 5 grains. Doesn't appear to have a maker's mark anywhere but there is a little conversion notice on the inside of the lid. The scales are not calibrated and do not sit equal. There is also a little tin with tablet instructions on which has not been used. They are in good condition. There are signs of age and use and there is some tarnishing. The weights are not a complete set, as mentioned before.
The box that it all fits in measures approx. 180mm x 80mm x 40mm. See close up, enlarged pictures for more details and condition.
Please see close up pictures for more detail. The item(s) are shown next to an English 1 penny which is 20mm dia for scale.
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The item "Antique Set of Apothecary Chemist Weighing Scales with Weights in Wood Oak Box" is in sale since Sunday, October 01, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Scientific Collectables\Pharmacy, Chemist & Apothecary".The seller is "diggerlee" and is located in SCROLL DOWN FOR LARGER PHOTO'S. This item can be shipped worldwide.