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Vintage Balance, English, Mahogany, Scientific Scales, Stanton Instruments, 1960

$1,801.48

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This is a vintage analytical balance. An English, mahogany cased set of scientific scales by Stanton Instruments of London, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1960. Beguiling vintage scientific instrument - the model Inst 30/B Displaying a desirable aged patina - in wonderful display order Stout, quality mahogany case offers rich caramel hues Clear, bright glass with viewing windows to each side - great views of the mechanisms Pair of sliding doors, the front operating upon sash weights Two supplementary side doors with small brass pulls Rotary controller to the upper right - power supply absent Bright alloy scales suspended from a dashing brass bracket Balance mechanism exudes precision and offers copious fascination The bracket features the maker's mark for 'Stanton, London' Engraved with the serial number 4843 Presented on an ebonised glass ceramic base and standing upon a trio of adjustable feet This is a striking vintage analytical balance by Stanton instruments. Offered as a captivating decorative instrument, this set of scales is sure to appeal to those of a scientific mind or collector of precision instruments. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy. Dimensions: Max Width: 46.5cm (18.25'') Max Depth: 26.5cm (10.5'') Max Height: 46.5cm (18.25'')

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.31 in (46.5 cm)Width: 18.31 in (46.5 cm)Depth: 10.44 in (26.5 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Presented in very good vintage condition.
  • Seller Location
    Hele, Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 18.71621stDibs: LU2645322498502

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