Cabinet of Curiosities

May 2126, 2022
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LOT 26

Lot 26

Six English Brass Sovereign Scales, late 18th century

Six English Brass Sovereign Scales, late 18th century
Lot 26 Details
Six English Brass Sovereign Scales, late 18th century

three in leather cases, with examples signed Harrison (2), Harper, Bourn, Taylor and silvered example by Palk & Norton

Estimate $150-$250

Realised: $264
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Condition report available upon request

LOT 26

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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