Coin Scales, the Property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £400

Estimate: £150 - £200

A hand-held balance, c. 1780, with brass weights (11), for £3 12s, 36s, 27s, 21s, 18s, 13s 6d, 10s 6d, 9s, 6s 9d, 5s 3d and 4s 6d, in rosewood case with hinged lid; a small handheld balance with a 5s 8d weight, in japanned box; a folding balance stamped T.B., c. 1820, with brass weights (5), for Guinea, Half- and Third-Guinea, Sovereign and Half-Sovereign [Lot]. Generally about very fine £150-200