Antique Confectioner's Balance Scale with Weights

2012-09118 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

Location: Baton Rouge

Amazingly precise, balance scales such as this fine example have been measuring goods for commerce for centuries. This example was designed as a confectioner's scale with a limited weight range that makes it more intriguing than most, especially since it survives with its original weights!
Circa 1870s. 8 x 13 x 9