Victorian Antiquity Cast Iron Butchers Ladders Per Day Andmillward Birmingham
Magnificent original Victorian cast iron shop scales. These beautiful retail scales of the 19th century have many decorative details, and much of the original painting remains. Embellished with beautiful details with patterns of gold leaves and red leaves and the names of the gold manufacturers striking on both sides of the scales, these are truly striking. Made by renowned manufacturers day &millward, based in birmingham, the quality of their scales was recognized by a prize at the great exhibition of 1851 in London. Always in full working order, they can hold up to 28lb. A big article, these scales would be perfect to add a statement and discussion point inside a kitchen or in a business setting. As with all antique and vintage objects, this piece shows signs of its age through natural wear and tear. There is a little rust in the cast iron around the base and on one of the scale pans. However, this does not remove the appearance of the room and is always very usable. Delivery to the British mainland is by mail.