Landers Balance scale, hand held fishing scale , Improved Balance No. 2 model. Size is 10 1/2" in length, face plate is 6" by 1 3/4". Circa 1900. Condition is excellent, completely original and functional. Weighs from 0 to 50 pounds and is fairly accurate. Many of these scales were sold for the fisherman to weigh his or her catch of large Trout or Salmon. The face plate states "Not Legal for Use in Trade" and "Landers Improved Balance No 2 New York". Functional, No damage or repairs to the metal case, hook or ring. The spring for the spring balance is perfect. The vast majority of these scales out there are in rough shape and not functional. See photos, last one show others we have listed for sale.
At Drury House Antiques in Weston Vermont we are offering over 100+ Antique and Vintage Framed and unframed Trout prints, Fishing Prints, Fly Fishing Rods, Bamboo and Fiberglass fly rods, Wood Nets, Fly Reels, Spare Fly Rod Tubes most are Orvis, Creels, Fly Fishing Baskets, Leather Fly Wallets, Fly Boxes, Fishing Scales, Framed Flies, Larges selection of Mint unused Streamers. All Fly Fishing items are in pristine to mint condition, Also many Fresh & Salt Water Fishing Reels Many in original Boxes and some in unused condition. ALL ON SALE. Many of our Brass and Alloy Fly reels have been completely disassembled, cleaned in the ultrasonic cleaner, Polished on a professional buffing machine, Sealed with Lacquer, Reassembled, lubricated and tested. The same is true for my Bakelite Fly Reels except they are cleaned and polished by hand the waxed NOT sprayed with Lacquer. Many hours of labor go into each reel to make them this presentable. We can combine insured shipping on several orders when possible.I do not attempt to make money on shipping and will always try to find you the best shipping rate to save you money.
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