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Antique Letter Balance

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1750
Category: Vintage and Antique
Object Type: Indicator/Instrument
Object Name: Antique Letter Balance
Part No: none
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: Parnell
Year of Manufacture: circa 1860
Dimensions: Width (mm): 100
Height (mm): 2
Depth (mm): 80
Weight (g): 41
Location: Cupboard CH (Display 3) [Main Store]

Parnell London


This is a letter weighing balance from the 1860's manufactured by Parnells of London.
The scale indicates from 0 to 4oz. with corresponding letter charges up to 8d (2d per 1oz.).
The item is part of the Ron Howard collection.

The item comes in a hinged case.
Dimensions 110x62x14mm.

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