Hello dear friends, now for sale is a great find. One rare antique Armenian from circa 1880 or early Ottoman Empire era hand rocker. Pocket balance coin weight verification scales. Alpaca (German Silver) white metal alloy with sigle triangular coin pan on sides used for fast/field weight verification of gold coins.
Gear wheel counter weight with graduation for different coins, in double scale in Ottoman Turkish standards and European weights standards. Marked with French producing trade marks Brevet S. The rocker comes from Armenian watchmaker family collection, it is personalized''Iskendir Arabian Constantinople'' Excellent antique condition. Hand-rockers were known to the ancient Egyptians and were made by the Romans in.Bronze (depicted in murals in Pompeii). They were used in Ottoman lands until the. The present example, manufactured in France for Ottoman Empire market circa 1880. I sell antique and vintage collectible stuff - unique items that have history, and may show signs of this - it is part of their charm. I try to describe any obvious faults as truthfully as I can. However, as most of my items are 100 years old, they will often bear the traces of a previous life.
Terms: All items are genuine and original. Each item will be nicely and securely packed to protect against unwanted damage during transit. Questions: All questions are welcome, and will by answered in time. The item "1880 Antique Armenian Ottoman Turkish Pocket Gold Coin Balance Rocker Scales 4'" is in sale since Tuesday, November 20, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Scales". The seller is "feltfedora" and is located in EU. This item can be shipped worldwide.