Troemner table scale

Jul 10, 2020. 05:00 UTC
Troemner Table Scale
United States of America

Antiques & curio

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Measurements: 16” long x 7” deep x 14” tall. The weights are in a small box within the drawer. Two slots are empty where the weights are missing. The Troemner name etched on the side of the box of weights. The front door slides up so it can be taken off but it was originally set with a small chord that went over a small pulley and attached to a weight that would allow the door to be lifted open and stay open. The pulleys and weights are still there but the chord needs to be re-strung.


Grand Aunt had this in her possessions and gave it to me.

Answered within about 5 hours
Jul 10, 10:07 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$100 - $150 USD

Insurance Value

$250 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Ronald,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Table scales don't bring the money they used to but the case around this is a nice feature that one does not always find and adds a bit to the overall value.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique oak-cased brass table-top balance scale
made by Henry Troemner, Philadelphia, late 19th Century
The case with glazed upper area fitted in the front with a sliding window, the case fitted below with a single long drawer that houses weights
case: 14 inches high by 16 inches wide by 7 inches deep
PROVENANCE: inherited from grand-aunt
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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