An early brass scale by Salters which is stamped V.R. 565. This is a weights and measures stamp, the number relating to the area where it was commercially used. Its brass plate is marked "Salters Improved Circular Balance. To weigh 30lbs by ounces. Each 10 lb is marked on the slide the intermediate weights on the circle." The dial also indicates half ounces. An interesting, early Salters scale, which displays well on a kitchen wall or inglenook.