Pair of money-changers scales with weights

Made:
1735-1779 in London
maker:
Samuel Read

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Pair of money-changer's scales and 10 wts., by Samuel Read, London, in decorated oak case. Length of beam 4 13/16 ins., sensitivity 0.2gr.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1918-119
type:
money scales
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • money scales
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court