An absolutely fabulous set of antique postal scales by the renowned Sampson Mordan & Co, London.
These scales date to the late 19th century Circa 1880s.
They are stamped with the makers name to the brass arm along with London, inner strut is marked with an X is gothic script.
The large brass plate has the English postal rates for the period including inland and British empire rates, tables for British postal rates in each period can be found online.
They are mounted on an attractive mahogany plinth with recesses for the weights.
They come with the original set of weights and a small dump.
Weights included are as follows:
2 x 8oz
1 x 4oz
1 x 2oz
2 x 1oz and a 1oz dump
1 x ½oz
1 x ¼oz
Good overall, used, some surface wear to the brass and the plate, age commensurate.
Approx measurement of scales:
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