Item M3 - No. 120 Landers Improved Circular Balance. 

Here is an oddball find in a tool chest.  It is a brass, circular faced spring scale by Landers, Frary & Clark of New Britain, Ct.  This weighs items up to 30 pounds to the nearest ounce.  It title is “Landers Improved Circular Balance” and it is in its original pasteboard box with most of its original label.  This was found in a 19th Century tool chest, and surely dates at least from the end of that century.  No wonder the box is rubbed on the edges, and has some breaks.  The scale itself is in top condition with a bright and shiny brass front plane that is about 12 inches long by 4 ¼ inches wide.  The back compartment, housing the spring mechanism and retains nearly all of its shiny japanning.  It carries a metallic tag noting that the scale has been tested by the Department of Weights and Measures in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.  You will have a hard time finding a better one!  Fine

 

       

   

Price -  $75.00

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