Two versions of Henry Hooper Letter Scale

Two versions of Henry Hooper Letter Scale


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UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Scales Weights & Measures


Table clamp version and table top Hooper Letter scale-marked on the weight ‘Registered Number 1 pursuant to 2 Vic CH 17, for H. Hooper 12 Aug 1839’ and on reverse ‘The Post Office Letter Weight’ both with original clip marked ‘Hooper’s Spring Holder Reg. 68 2 Vic CH 17’

Table clamp version=£800 SOLD

Table top version=£600

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Fletcher Wallis

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.

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