LOT 186 (31871177) Est R500 to R1500 – A Scarce Early 20th Century Union of SA period Postal Scale

Winning Bid: R1,475.00

Item condition: Used

Description

the shaped, fretted and riveted openwork frame, holding a hinged unequal beam balance, surmounted by a circular-shaped pan and rectangular-shaped platform, engraved and inscribed: S.A. Postal Rates, Letters 1D per 1/2 OZ to any part of South Africa- Except Bechuanaland and Protectorate 2D per 1/2 OZ Bookpackets 1/2D per 2 OZs, Newspapers 1/2D per 4OZs, mounted on a cartouche-shaped teakwood platform base with 3 x graduated burgundy velvet lined sectional divisions, on bun turned feet (12.5 x 23.5 x 13.5cm) (Condition report: Age wearing and oxidation evident) SOLD TOGETHER with 9 x graduated cast brass counterweights – 1 x 1/2 oz, 1 x 1 oz, 2 x 2 oz, 2 x 4 oz, 1 x 8 oz, 1 x 500g and 1 x 100g

Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: S

Date Bid User Auto
2024-06-18 21:01R1,475.00S
2024-06-18 21:00R1,425.00Bloem76
2024-06-18 20:59R1,375.00bullbear
2024-06-18 20:59R1,325.00S
2024-06-18 15:58R650.00Bloem76
2024-06-16 17:05R600.00Toy
2024-06-09 10:48R550.00S
2024-06-09 09:45R500.00Toy
2024-06-06 20:00Auction started