BG10:  German Apothecary Scale


German apothecary scale and weight box, late 19th century. Box measures 27.3cm long x 19.5 cm wide x 8 cm high, and brass scale beam is 17 cm long with 7.7cm horn pans. Label reads "Paul Starcke Optiker und Mechaniker Libau, Hauptwachplatz. Magazine n. Werkstatt optisher, mathematischer und chemischer Apparate Telephone u. Mikrophone." Beam marked 'Gesetzl Gesch.' and weights marked "P. Starcke Libau".