Naval Travel Scales

Naval Travel Scales

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An oak boxed set of steel Navy Scales with brass pans and weights.

This form of portable scales is fairly common and were made with both oak and mahogany boxes. The scales are hand-held and, using the eight brass weights provided, would allow the user to quickly determine something's weight.

This set stand out because the simply made oak box is branded to the top with a broad arrow and a fouled anchor showing to have been used by the British Navy. Early to mid 19th Century.

Box size is given.

Dimensions:

Height 3.17 cm / 1 316"
Width 20.69 cm / 8 332"
Depth 10.16 cm / 4 332"
Period

Early to mid 19th Century.

Medium

Oak, steel and brass

Country

England

Signed

Fouled Anchor and Broad Arrow

Style

Royal Navy

Exhibitions
Receiving Orders

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