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For your consideration: a Chatillon's improved circular spring balance Milk Scale, to weigh 30 lb. by ounces. Brass hanging scale, to hold milk can below from hook, which pulled tape down to show tens of pounds. Smaller measurements of pounds and ounces show on the dial on the face.
This isa great dairy farm implement for display in your family room, breakfast room, kitchen, or barn. It's a classic design from days gone by. The brass is strong and durable.
From Farm Collector The importance and use of milk scales were lessons taught on our Pennsylvania dairy farm when I was a youngster.
We weighed milk from our cows twice daily and weighed the grain fed to
individual cows. ... The dairy farmer used
information like that as the basis for culling cows and improving his
herd’s production and profitability.
This sale is for a pre-owned antique dairy farm hanging brass 30 lb. milk scale, in good used condition. The scale is in very good condition. It should last a long time with care. This isready for your family's home.
The scale is 10" tall x 4.5" wide x 1" deep. We don't really have a good way to test its function or accuracy, but the slide does pull down, so it appears to be operable. Maryland is dairy farm country, where black and white dairy cows can be seen along the country roads.
This sale is for one antique Chatillon's hanging brass milk scale! We also are listing other family antiques, and will be happy to combine for reduced shipping costs. Shipping will be adjusted for weight and dimensions of box for the total amount purchased at one time.
I love antiques, which remind me of visiting my grandmother for holidays!
We also have listed sales for other pieces from our family collection. We are happy to combine packages, but we can only reduce shipping costs if you wait for a combined invoice before paying. If you are offerding on multiple items from us, please request an invoice when you are ready to check out.
We are not in business. We aredownsizing alarge blended household, including inherited treasures, and have a number of duplicate items which we will be listing over the coming months. We will probably not get items shipped the next day, unless you let us know that you need them right away. If you ask for a rush, we will be happy to accommodate you.
We try to make good estimates for shipping, and include insurance in the price. We will leave positive response for you soon after payment is received.
We hope that this lovely item will find a new home where they can bring you as much joy as it has brought us. May your family enjoy it for many years to come.
We pack very carefully, so that you won't be disappointed. If you have breakage in shipping, please send us a photo.
If you have any concerns about your purchase, please contact us so that we can make corrections. We want you to be happy with your purchase.