Counter Scale c1880

7lb Counter Stand Box End Beam Scales, Iron beam and pillar, Japanned Black and Gold, Class III.
 
17 high, with an 8 white enamelled goods pan.
 
Manufactured by S Patston, a firm of London scalemakers who became E. Patston & Son.
 
These scales were restored by Len Patston himself in the 1980s.
 
Patstons were also a supplier to Herbert & Sons, as this entry in an 1857 - 1859 ledger shows, when they were in St Jude Street in Hackney.

 
Counter Scale c1880

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