Merchant (Scoop) Balance Scale
- Mystery Question
- These scales were often used in general stores. Do you think merchants used this scale for a range of merchandise or just produce?[Please answer by clicking on the Comments tab]
- Media Type
- Item Type
- Images, Electronic
- Made of cast iron. No visible markings to indicate a model type and/or number.
Pictured without the scoop and platform. See “Balance Scale Scoop and Platform”.
- Date of Original
- Early - Mid 1800s
- Copyright Statement
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Cobourg Museum FoundationEmail
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