Gold scales and weights; W&T Avery Ltd; ?; RX.2018.22

Name/Title

Gold scales and weights

About this object

A set of brass pendulum scales for measuring weight of gold and a collection of sixteen weights which stack inside each other for easy storage.

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
organic, vegetal, wood

Inscription and Marks

Arms of the pendulum scales: -

W&T AVERY
MAKERS
BIRMINGHAM

6 24

B (symbol of crown) 2

PATENT
AGATE
BALANCE

Weights are marked with TROY in a variety of sizes

Measurements

Scales
l 550mm x w 265mm x d 610mm
wt 7000g

Weights 1
d 75mm x diam 110mm

Weights 2
d 30mm x diam 65mm

Weights 3
d 35mm x diam 50mm

Weights 1,2 and 3 combined weight is 3849g

Object Type

equipment

Object number

RX.2018.22

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
Gold
Mining
Scales
Weights

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