Miner's scales used at Mount Blackwood, Victoria during the 1850s gold rushes for the weighing of gold. Contained in an oval brown painted tin, inscribed in gold with "miners scale." surrounded by a leaf pattern. The scales are brass and come with three weights, enclosed in a separate compartment within the container.

Physical Description

Brass scales come with three weights housed in separate compartments within the container. The container is oval brown painted tin with gold text and leaf pattern. Box has chipped paint and some dents.

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