Coin scale in case

Object Number: 
ca. 1735-1752
Wood, brass, gold, other metal, textile, string, paper
case: 1 1/4 x 6 x 2 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 15.2 x 6.7 cm )
printed: on left side of paper affixed inside lid: "Freeman / In / Bartholomew Lane / near the / Royal Exchange / London. / Maketh [and] Selleth all sorts / of Scales, Weights & Steelyards. / . . . For Exportation." printed: on right side of paper affixe
Coin scale with shallow brass pans suspended with string from metal balance bar; in rectangular wooden case with hinged lid, green textile lining bottom, and two corner compartments containing six coin weights, one circular weight, and two square weights; paper affixed to inside of lid lists standard weights for various coins.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group