Gold scales and weights; W&T Avery Ltd; ?; RX.1989.3

Name/Title

Gold scales and weights

About this object

A set of brass pendulum scales for measuring weight of gold and a collection of ten weights which stack inside each other for easy storage. Donated in 1989 by J Jeffery of Kelso St, Roxburgh

Maker

W&T Avery Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, West Midlands, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Pans for weights and gold are stamped with: -

W&T AVERY
PATENT
LATE.T.BEACH

Weights are marked with TROY in a variety of sizes

Measurements

Scales
l 350mm x w 170mm x d 460mm
wt 732g

Weights 1
d 35mm x diam 50mm

Weights 2
d 25mm x diam 40mm

Weights 1 and 2 combined weight is 683g

Object Type

equipment

Object number

RX.1989.3

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from
Tags
Gold
Mining
Scales
Weights

Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.

Share