H.POOLEY & SONS WEIGHING SCALES SOLD
A white painted set of free standing weighing scales to weigh up to 20 stones. Made by H Pooley & Sons of Birmingham. Pooleys were a firm of mechanical engineers, founded in Liverpool in the 18th century. They were the biggest manufacturer of weighing machines in its time. They started to make platform scales c1835. The firm was responsible for supplying and maintaining the weights and scales of many railway companies. The scales stand 170 cm tall and are in good working order.