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Merchant (Scoop) Balance Scale
Description
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?
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Images, Electronic
Description
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.
Contact
Cobourg Museum Foundation
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
c/o Victoria Hall, 55 King Street West
Cobourg, ON K9A 2M2 Phone number: 19053737222
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Merchant (Scoop) Balance Scale


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”.