This set was made in the Soviet Union (country that does not exist any longer) in 1961. Weights range from 100 g to 10 mg (0.01g) or 0.00035274 ounces. Original certificate in Russian language is included. Certificate number matches number on the box. Hand written numbers indicate actual calibrated weight of each piece in the set.For example, next to printed weight of 100 g hand written number shows 100,0009 g It is extremely rare to find any kind of vintage device with original paperwork. Be proud owner of a really rare collector item. You will not find anything like this set anywhere else.
It can also be used for its intended purpose. Plumb line indicates the unit correct position. Base has back leg and two leveling screws.
In unused position balancing beam is resting on two brackets, one on each side. Turn of arrestment knob raises the beam and it is suspended in the middle resting on knife and plate combination (fulcrum). There are balancing screws at each end of the beam.
Pointer indicates balanced position on the scale located at the bottom of the pillar. Plates are plastic and measuring 5.5 in diameter. The scale is 18 tall. Thank you for checking my listing. The item "Vintage scientific scale weight set with balance scale" is in sale since Thursday, July 18, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Other Antique Science Equip". The seller is "htowers" and is located in Houston, Texas.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Macao, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.