Small Victorian Mordan Type Brass Postal Poise Scales Letter Postage Ounces

Small Victorian Mordan Type Brass Postal Poise Scales Letter Postage Ounces

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Dimensions

Length of base 6

Circa

1870

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Scales Weights & Measures

Description

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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GB Cog Scientific

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.

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