A late Victorian steel, brass and agate 10oz precision and verification balance for Apothecaries' weights, for the City of Carlisleby W. T. Avery Ltd, London & Birmingham
Lot 38
A late Victorian steel, brass and agate 10oz precision and verification balance for Apothecaries' weights, for the City of Carlisleby W. T. Avery Ltd, London & Birmingham
Sold for £250 (US$ 420) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A late Victorian steel, brass and agate 10oz precision and verification balance for Apothecaries' weights, for the City of Carlisle
by W. T. Avery Ltd, London & Birmingham
All parts numbered 1145, and a metal plaque reading 'Verification Balance No. 1145', having a steel beam etched 'City of Carlisle, Capacity 10oz APOTHes', the steel knife-edges resting on flat agate bearings, fully relieved, the earliest verification mark for 1899, all in a glazed mahogany cabinet with sliding door and two short drawers flanking the relieving knob, raised on three adjustable screw feet, the beam 22cm long, the case 44.5cm wide x 32cm deep x 58.5cm high, all in the original stained outer or travelling case, with hinged door and carry handles, (2)
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