Coin Scales, Mahogany box with a pair of equal arm balance scales by Charles DE GRAVE of Aldersgate London c.1780. Steel balance, 13cm beam, with brass pans, cords intact. Two guinea and half guinea knobbed weights in slots. Box round ended with brass catch, 15x7cm.; Green Shagrin box containing a pair of equal arm balance scales by Chas DE GRAVE of S. Martins Le Grand, London c. 1800. Steel balance, 13.5cm beam, with gilded brass pans, cords intact. Two compartments for weights containing 12 miscellaneous weights, mostly apothecary. Box with brass hooks, 15.5x7cm; Beech box containing a pair of equal arm balance scales by Charles. R.VINCENT of London Bridge, London c.1820. Steel balance, 12.5cm beam, with gilded brass pans, cords intact. Guinea and half guinea knobbed weights in slots, brass sliding lid containing 8 apothecary weights beneath. Box with brass catch, 14.2x6.2cm.
Lot 484
Coin Scales, Mahogany box with a pair of equal arm balance scales by Charles DE GRAVE of Aldersgate London c.1780. Steel balance, 13cm beam, with brass pans, cords intact. Two guinea and half guinea knobbed weights in slots. Box round ended with brass catch, 15x7cm.; Green Shagrin box containing a pair of equal arm balance scales by Chas DE GRAVE of S. Martins Le Grand, London c. 1800. Steel balance, 13.5cm beam, with gilded brass pans, cords intact. Two compartments for weights containing 12 miscellaneous weights, mostly apothecary. Box with brass hooks, 15.5x7cm; Beech box containing a pair of equal arm balance scales by Charles. R.VINCENT of London Bridge, London c.1820. Steel balance, 12.5cm beam, with gilded brass pans, cords intact. Guinea and half guinea knobbed weights in slots, brass sliding lid containing 8 apothecary weights beneath. Box with brass catch, 14.2x6.2cm.
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Coin Scales,
Mahogany box with a pair of equal arm balance scales by Charles DE GRAVE of Aldersgate London c.1780. Steel balance, 13cm beam, with brass pans, cords intact. Two guinea and half guinea knobbed weights in slots. Box round ended with brass catch, 15x7cm.; Green Shagrin box containing a pair of equal arm balance scales by Chas DE GRAVE of S. Martins Le Grand, London c. 1800. Steel balance, 13.5cm beam, with gilded brass pans, cords intact. Two compartments for weights containing 12 miscellaneous weights, mostly apothecary. Box with brass hooks, 15.5x7cm; Beech box containing a pair of equal arm balance scales by Charles. R.VINCENT of London Bridge, London c.1820. Steel balance, 12.5cm beam, with gilded brass pans, cords intact. Guinea and half guinea knobbed weights in slots, brass sliding lid containing 8 apothecary weights beneath. Box with brass catch, 14.2x6.2cm. First box a little tired third with broken catch, scales in good condition. (4)

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  • The lot comes with a modern glass shot measure of John Picard, London.
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