Vintage Taiwanese Asian Balance Rod Weight Scale with Hook 23 In
> Fully functional collectible scale has a marked and scaled measuring rod with a cast iron counterbalance weight on a red cord that is designed to manually slide along the rod to the ruled balance point
> One end of the rod is encased in brass metal, and is the attachment point for a large 2 inch hook to hang the item being weighed and two closed metal loops, all of which are on movable hinges
> Brass encasement at the end is marked with Chinese characters and scale measurement markings
> Rod is made of wood, and measures 23 inches long and about 1/2 inch in diameter
> Rod has neatly applied scale markings down its length, done in silver ink, with Chinese characters
> Cast iron weight is shaped like a small solid bell with a closed loop at the top, and measures 2 in x 1.5 in
> Item weight is 14.4 ounces
CONDITION: Item is vintage, in excellent condition. All metalwork is rust-free, and markings are legible and distinct.
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