The Smallest Scale marked ‘E. Ratcliffe maker’- weighs from quarter ounce to four ounces-condition good noting small number of paint losses to base-£350
Middle Scale-not marked for maker-weighs from half ounce to eight ounces-condition good-decorative base-£450
Largest Scale marked ;’J & E Ratcliffe Maker’-indistinct-weighs half ounce to sixteen ounces-£550
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Fletcher Wallis sells objects and books relating to the history of science, medicine and technology from his unit at Admiral Vernon Arcade Portobello Road. He publishes books through Vernier Press, including Antique Medicine Chests, and Corkscrew Patents from 1795. He has been dealing for thirty five years.