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Victorian Butcher's Scales

$640.00

A super-large and very handsome set of Victorian butcher's scales with a marble top and ceramic ironstone meat slab. It has a cast iron mechanism brass weighing/weights bowl, and brass central handle - and it is complete with its full set of weights.

It stands on a painted wooden plinth - this, with its original paint - and is in excellent working order and with good balance. The weights are moulded with "Crane Foundry Co Wolverhampton", and consist of: 4lb, 2Ib, 1Ib (x2), 8oz (x2),1/4Ib, 4oz, 2oz, and 1oz.

Dimensions of base: Length 52cm  Height 9cm  Depth 20cm 

Overall dimensions: Length 57cm  Height 25cm  Depth 28cm 

Diameter of brass bowl: 22cm

Dimensions of weighing slab: 28cm x 26cm

Country of origin: UK

Date of manufacture: c.1890

Material: cast iron, brass, marble and wood

Condition: there are three cracks to the marble, radiating from the central fixing (see last two images), yet these are stable and there is no movement.

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Price does not  include delivery, yet we can arrange this for you. So please do contact us to request a delivery estimate, if required.