VINTAGE VOLAND & SONS BALANCE SCALE, WEIGHT SET & MORE!

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 11,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

This vintage VOLAND & SONS PORTABLE BALANCE ANALYTICAL SCALE was part of a large estate purchase w we were unable to learn anything about it. It appears to be in very good condition and includes a box of weights as well as a leather holder with 4 stainless cups. The decal on the front panel says VOLAND & SONS, INC. BALANCES & WEIGHTS SINCE 1888 New Rochelle, New York . T is a number incised in the wood, P307, but we don't know if it's the model or serial number. The weights have no name but they appear to be solid brass and aluminum in various sizes and include brass tweezers. The brass weights are marked 1 PW.T. to 2 OZ.T. and the aluminum from ½ to 12. Both the scale and weights are in very good to excellent condition though t is wear to the paint on the outside of the scale.

The cups appear to be stainless steel, 3 are unmarked and measure 1½" high with a 1¾" diameter. I suspect they came in the leather container that has Exclusive Californian stamped into the leather. The smallest cup is marked Germany and measures 1½" high with a 1¼" diameter. The cups have seen quite a bit of service and are in fair to good condition. T are 2 levels on the top of the scale which has removeable front and back panels as well as a handle for transport. T are 2 clips that hold the balance pans in place as well as the weights. Don't know if t was originally a second set of weights or if the cut-outs below were made to accommodate two sets of weights or other accessories. All photos are of the actual items listed and what is included with this auction is pictured.

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