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
A very rare set of Chinese 'Banjo Scales', with raised dots forming Chinese characters representing a sort of Manufacturers mark, the Chinese brought scales with them which had usually been previously used to weigh spices, herbs and/or opium, and were most
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