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    Posted 3 months ago

    Rubin
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    Hello I've bought these but heave no clue what they are I've searched the whole of the internet but found nothing that is similar I'm hoping someon maybe able to shed some light to what they are and what they were used for

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    ANTIQUE FAIRBANKS PLATFORM SCALE WITH WEIGHTS 1000 lbs Capacity
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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 3 months ago
      We had gold digs as teenagers and there was only 1 banque in the area where we could cash in our gold. This is what I remember in the banque. That was in NE Alabama.
    2. BHIFOS BHIFOS, 3 months ago
      also Laboratory Scales.
    3. Damonways Damonways, 3 months ago
      looks like a Apothecary Scale to me.. oh well
    4. Damonways Damonways, 3 months ago
      Lc Micro Analytical Apothecary Balance Scale maybe own by a fire brick company .. or other lab to check water content or water in the air ....don't real know ...forsure but its in the ball park....lol just don't know which one has the best ball park hot dogs...U
    5. dav2no1 dav2no1, 3 months ago
      Did you look for markings or patents? With that top, it's very distinctive.
    6. Damonways Damonways, 3 months ago
      see ...lol
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GMr0YRI9E
    7. Damonways Damonways, 3 months ago
      you can also use math to figure it out as well....
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzxVyO6cpos
    8. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 3 months ago
      It is a beautiful antique (probably) precision balance scale, looking to be largely complete and intact, that could have been used in lots of different settings beyond those mentioned already. Please treat it as gently as possible, like the precision machine that it is, or you run the risk of inadvertently destroying its most crucial parts! The makers's label should help determine who made it and when...??

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