Libra company, Wolverhampton - kitchen scale with two antique grain weights - iron, copper

Description
Libra company, Wolverhampton - kitchen scale with two antique grain weights - iron, copper
United Kingdom - late 19th century

English kitchen scale with 2 authentic grain weights, the unit Lbs is identical to the unit pound. The reason that lbs and pounds are used interchangeably has to do with the fact that pounds until the 20th century were referred to as Libra
As shown in the pictures both the scales and the grain weights are in good condition and the copper weighing trays are without dents.

Weight: 3535 grams
Weight: 1350

Dimensions scale: L 40 x W 15 x H 22 cm
Diameter weights: large 9 cm; small 8 cm

Lot details
Object
Kitchen scales with two Antique Grain weights
Material
Iron, Copper
Manufacturer/ Brand
Libra company,Wolverhampton
Model/ Name
Libra co
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
U.K.
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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