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Lot 0139
20th century AD. A brass scales set comprising: balance arm with gnomon, two pans each on three cords, suspension arm and ring; cast weights of 240 grains, 120 grains, 72 grains, 48 grains, 3 x 24 grains; stamped foil weights at 2 x 6 grains, 5 grains, 4 grains, 3 grains, 1 grain; two card capsules with fractions of a grain; contained in a wooden box with hinged lid and catch, with applied plaque 'De Grave Shorty, London England'. 312 grams, 21cm (8 1/2"). Property of an Essex, UK collector; acquired London art market, 1960s-1980s. [No Reserve]


Fine condition.

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Post Medieval Cased Scales and Weights Set

Estimate £30 - £40Apr 1, 2017