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A set of German GPW gold weighing scales, made by Gottinger Prazisionswagen Fabrik for H.B. Selby & Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne and Sydney, specialist importers and manufacturers of scientific instruments 1930s-1983, the precision brass balance scales housed in
A very rare personal hand held gold scale (c1860) in the original tin box with 9 pennyweight & gram weights. Original green material liner to box. Complete down to the original feather ends on the scale
A good looking set of 19th century goldfields Avery brass desk top scales. Originally made in th U.K. to be Sovereign weighing bank scales, they were so useful and accurate that they soon found their way to the Australian goldfields to deal with the masses
A set of Chinese 'Banjo' scales, 45 cm long, ex Ballarat, Montrose cottage collection, the Chinese miners brought with them many things, amongst them these unusual scales, which would have been used for weighing herbs and such (and most probably opium). He
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