Set of scales

Made:
1750-1850 in Digbeth
maker:
Thomas Beach
Set of scales, brass pans

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Set of scales, brass pans
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Set of scales, brass pans, steel beam with oval box-type beam ends in wooden case with assorted weights wrapped in several paper packets, made by Thomas Beach, Birmingham, 1750-1850

Parts

Single rectangular brass 2 dram weight

Single rectangular brass 2 dram weight

Single rectangular brass 2 dram weight, in paper packet

Materials:
brass and paper
Object Number:
A656011 Pt1
type:
weights
Single rectangular brass 1 dram weight

Single rectangular brass 1 dram weight

Single rectangular brass 1 dram weight, in paper packet

Materials:
brass and paper
Object Number:
A656011 Pt2
type:
weights
Single rectangular 2 scruple weight

Single rectangular 2 scruple weight

Single rectangular 2 scruple weight, n paper packet

Materials:
brass and paper
Object Number:
A656011 Pt3
type:
weights
Single, rectangular half dram weight

Single, rectangular half dram weight

Single, rectangular half dram weight, in paper packet

Materials:
brass and paper
Object Number:
A656011 Pt4
type:
weights
Single rectangular 1 scruple weight

Single rectangular 1 scruple weight

Single rectangular 1 scruple weight, in paper packet

Materials:
brass and paper
Object Number:
A656011 Pt5
type:
weights
4 rectangular brass weights 5

4 rectangular brass weights 5

4 rectangular brass weights 5, 4, 3 and 2 grams, in paper packet

Materials:
brass and paper
Object Number:
A656011 Pt6
type:
weights