Victorian Silver Sprung Postal Scale

GERVASE WHEELER, LONDON c1840 - 1865
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A rare Victorian tubular silver sprung Postal Scale calibrated in half ounces to two ounce maximum.

Unmarked - stamped: G. Wheeler, London, c1840 - 1865

Gervase Wheeler, Silversmith & Jeweler, Warehouse and Manufactory at Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn, London (working at least 1800 - 1840). After a huge burglary in 1833, valued at about £620., or £424,000 today, the chief culprit was publicly hanged.

Sold - £325.00

Condition
In good condition with just the odd surface dink.
Dimensions
L
63  mm (2.48 inches)
Weight
6.00 Grams (0.19 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS170613
Medium
Silver