Stephen Houghton Folding Gold Balance

Stephen Houghton Folding Gold Balance


Also known as a Wilkinson balance


5".25 (13.5 cm ) x 1" ( 2.5cm ) x 0.5/8" ( !.5cm )


1857 -- 1868


Stephen Houghton & Son

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Scales Weights & Measures


For weighing sovereigns and  half sovereigns, nice clean instruction label in the box, good working order  

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GB Victor Burness

I served my Scientific Instrument Making Apprenticeship with W F Stanley and expanded my expertise in other companies. I have manufactured, restored, bought and sold scientific instruments for 63 years and I am still active in the business. In 1976 I opened a shop in Bermondsey, London and then went on to trade in the Portobello Road, now I am only selling online. I am a founder member of the SIS Society. I am continuing my scientific instrument restoration business. Email: [email protected]

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