Household scales, to 28 pounds, made by Salter, Great Britain, circa 1920s.

Used to weigh parcels and leather goods at Simpson's Gloves Pty, Ltd, Richmond.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988

Physical Description

Tin and cast iron, painted cream. Simple mechanism for weighing - tin dish on top on which items were placed to be weighed.

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