Scientific Instruments Online Auction

March 15, 2012

LOT 38

Lot 38

Two Steel Coin Balance Scales, 18th/19th century

Two Steel Coin Balance Scales,  18th/19th century
Lot 38 Details
Two Steel Coin Balance Scales, 18th/19th century

the first, a small French example, the pans with impressed maker’s mark HTN in a ray skin case with coin weights, the second, English in leather case with weights
longest length 5.7" — 14.5 cm.

Estimate $150-$250

Realised: $108
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 38

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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