This is a limited quantity gold plated vintage postal scale used to determine the proper amount of stamp for mail pieces (envelops).
These Postal Hand Scales have been providing an inexpensive method of weighing for postage. The Postal Hand Scales weigh up to 100 grams or about 4 ounces. One side of the hand scales reads grams and the other reads ounces.
After invention and mass production of modern electronic scales the handheld postal scales lost their popularity and they are considered historical collectible items.
This particular design may also be used as a jewelry item or decorative object.
Made in USA.
Overall size is about 2" x 4"
We have less than 10 available.