Anthony Wilkinson 18th CENTURY FOLDING GUINEA SCALE

Anthony Wilkinson 18th CENTURY FOLDING GUINEA SCALE

£120.

Used for weighing guineas and half guineas

Dimensions

lengh open 10 inches 26 cm

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Scales Weights & Measures

Description

Anthony Wilkinson was the inventor of this type of folding scale. To operate the scale the turn on the end of the beam is moved to the right for half guineas and to the left for guineas. The slide on the beam will determine how much the coin is underweight (It is obviously never overweight!).  

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GB Victor Burness

I served a Scientific Instrument Making Apprenticeship with W F Stanley and expanded my expertise in other companies. In 1976 I opened a shop in Bermondsey, London. For the last 15 years I have traded in Portobello Road, London but now I am only selling online. I have been a regular exhibitor at the Scientific Instrument Fairs in London and I am a founder member of the SIS Society. I am continuing my scientific instrument restoration business. Email: vcrosskeys@aol.com

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