English Coin Scale
Pic  DC 26

Money scale by John Pickett of Marlborough, c1780, for weighing the guinea and half. Unlike the common folding guinea balance, this set has to be opened by hand and the pointer erected. The lid slides right out of the box. Brass columns, pan and plate, two brass weights marked 5.8 and 2.16. Mahogany box, iron beam 4,5" long













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