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Shop Scales - Computing Scale Co, Dayton, Ohio, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: SH 921111

Summary:
Set of shop scales, graduated to 5 pounds, made by The Computing Scale Co., Dayton, Ohio, USA, circa 1910.

Used at the Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North. The Old Lolly Shop was a milk bar opened and run by Elizabeth and Henry Cohen at 314 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North, from 1939 to 1975.
Description:
Cast iron, painted cream. Piece of plate glass sits on the balance arm.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alan Cohen, 1992
Acknowledgement:
Donated in memory of Elizabeth and Henry Cohen.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: jewish communities, religions judaism, retailing, scales balances, shops
Themes this item is part of: Old Lolly Shop Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Milk Bars
Tertiary Classification: balances & scales
Inscriptions: Inscribed in casting above fan: 'The Computing Scale Co., Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A. Style No. 1[3?]7. Pat. Apr. 24 1900 - May 10 1903 - Mar. 27 1906'
Manufacturer: The Computing Scale Co., Dayton, Ohio, United States of America, circa 1910
User: The Old Lolly Shop, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia, 1939-1975

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