May 29, 2019 10:00 AM PDT Gallery


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Gold Rush Era Scale

Gold Rush era scale on wood base with single drawer. Drawer opens to weights on left front corner and small weight "squares" on left. Handwritten large label, "Gold Scales used / by Yankee Jim at / Yankee Jim". Also, old exhibition card included. Dimensions: 17.75"h x 17"w x 8.5"d. Provenance: Landis Collection, Orangevale, CA. Of note, an identical model, without the base, is on exhibit at Sutter's Fort, Sacramento. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. 

Condition:

Wear consistent with age and use. Witherells strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$366
05/29/2019

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, credit cards, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments.