19th Century Very Large French Iron Butcher Scales with Brass Pans and Weights For Sale
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19th Century Very Large French Iron Butcher Scales with Brass Pans and Weights


This very large set of iron butcher scales from the late 19th century features brass needles and pans that have been stamped multiple times by the French government for certification of correct measurement. Double faced and painted with the coat of arms of the city of Paris flanked by Mercury and Lady Justice on each side, this set of scales is also marked Force 30 kilos certifying its maximum measurable weight. This rare find is complete with its original twelve weights with values from one half hectogram to ten kilograms and its original painted wooden stand. Ideal as a centerpiece for a kitchen island, or on a mantel or buffet, circa 1880.


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    Paint is worn and minor rusting in places, consistent with age and use
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 11 in. x W 28.5 in. x D 10 in.H 27.94 cm x W 72.39 cm x D 25.4 cm
  • Seller Location
    Fayetteville, AR
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