Apothecaries balance

Details
Object number
WCHL : 337C
Country
Date
1800 - 1899

Description

An apothecaries balance with brass beam and horn pans contained in a simple wooden box, c 19th century. The balance is accompanied by a set of 6 graduated brass weights ranging from 1 to 6 grains, and 6 brass coin weights. The beam is marked Avery Ltd. Birmingham. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

stamped: "Avery Ltd. Birmingham" (along beam)
Dimensions
Length
150mm
Diameter
60mm
Method Note
pans
pans
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn pans
metal
brass balance and weights
Colour