Precious Metals Scale Cane
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Precious Metals Scale Cane

Precious Metals Scale Cane

  • This rare system cane contains a brass Salter scale hidden inside
  • It would have once been used by a jeweler to weigh precious metals and stones
  • Professional's canes such as this are highly coveted
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Item No. 30-7238
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This rare jeweler's walking stick contains a spring-loaded scale hidden inside the shaft for weighing silver, gold, and other precious metals and stones. The cane handle unscrews to reveal a Salter spring scale, a popular design that utilizes Hooke's law of elasticity discovered in 1660. Designed by George Salter and Co. of West Bromwich, the brass scale is calibrated for troy ounces, making it the perfect tool for the professional jeweler.

Marked "Salter" and "Made in England"

36" length
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Period: 19th Century
Origin:England
Type:System/Gadget Canes
Material:Brass
Length:36 Inches
Width:36.0 Inches
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