Iron, paint, brass, paper
Overall: 5 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 6 in. ( 14.9 x 13 x 15.2 cm )
cast: into base: "American Mach. Co./Philada/Perfection/Postal Scale" cast: into counter weight: "PAT. SEPT. 1 1885"
Cast iron postal scale; faded paper label on front; rectangular brass plate register.
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