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Sale 91: The December Sale

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Scales

Lots 1143-1150

Lot 1143

Silver Scale, Howard Co. (New York, N.Y.), sterling balance scale for letters (172x125mm), plain oval base with pierced scroll design, similar pieced letter/weight plate, central weight platform and five counter weights.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 1144

Silver Scale, H. Matthews (Birmingham) 1910, sterling letter scale and stamp box combination (55x37mm), rectangular base with pull out drawer at bottom with single ramped gold wash compartment for stamps, spring balance scale calibrated in ounces with celluloid tablet bearing postal rates.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 1145

Silver Scale, sterling quadrant letter scale (115x18mm), scale in ounces and grams, tripod floral scrolled legs and target letter plate, marked sterling.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1146

Brass & Tortoiseshell Postal Scale, brass balance letter scale (203x151mm), flared tortoiseshell base on wood backing, with ornate brass floral scroll inlay, fine scale with pieced scroll platforms and matching set of 5 counterweights with velvet inline inset in front, an exquisite scale, very rare.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 1147

Brass Postal Scale & Case, James Allen (Birmingham) 1888, Allen's combined stamp case and letter scale (25x29mm), Maltese cross shaped with scale showing ounce and pence rates, clasp back opening with single compartment, registered design no. 112078.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1148

Brass Postal Scale & Stamp Box, brass stamp box and letter scale combination (61x82mm), flared form with pull out drawer at from near base, with two gold wash ramped compartments, top portion spring scale with face plate in ounces, English.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1149

Brass Postal Scale, English brass balance scale for letters, footed wood base with three insets for weights and 3 counter weights, with postal rate on letter plate; very fine condition.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 1150

Brass Postal Scale, English brass balance scale for letters, footed wood base with three insets for weights and 5 counter weights, with postal rate on letter plate; minor wear.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lots 1143-1150

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