1934 “Art Deco” MILLS NOVELTY Co. coin operated penny Scale. Measures from 0 to 300 pounds.
These scales were used in 5 and dime stores and pharmacies all across the USA.
Porcelain painted cast iron.
Very nice show and conversation piece.
The overall dimensions of this device is: 46” tall, base is: 13-1/2” wide and 24” deep. Very heavy.
Missing is the metal plate with a “Health Chart” that lists the ideal weight for each height.
Mills Novelty Co. of Chicago, Ill made many coin operated amusement devices and was a leader in the manufacture of penny scales in the early 1900’s.
Phone number in photos. If interested call. No text please.
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