Small Victorian brass desk top postal letter poise scales, to weigh up to 2 ounces.
The scales on each side of the beam for pence / ounce values that correlate to postal rates 1840-65
The brass not recently cleaned or polished.
In good sound condition and working order.
Length 6,1/8″ or 155mm, weight 121 grams
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As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.