Large French butcher's shop beam weigh scale w/ bronze weight

SKU: 17554

Dating from the end of the nineteenth century, a lovely beam scale with a large, solid bronze counterweight originally used to weigh meat in a butcher's shop in France. Note the maximum weight marked is 165 kilograms. Observe in detailed photos the numerous small stamps on the bronze weight that would have been stamped by regulatory committees in France to ensure that it was properly calibrated. The long iron beam features measurement marks and iron hooks forged by hand. A charming way to decorate your kitchen or restaurant décor with a piece of French butcher shop history!

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Beam measures approx. overall 51¼" long x 9¾" wide including hooks. Bronze weight measures approx. 11" wide and 3½" diameter.
Beam measures approx. overall 130cm long x 25cm wide including hooks. Bronze weight measures approx. 28cm wide and 9cm diameter.

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