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Penny scales!

By zarco

3 years ago



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    #1 3 years ago

    Have been on this site for many years now and have never heard of anyone that has
    a penny scale in their game room. They are pretty darn cool and practical not to mention
    fairly inexpensive. Found mine at a local flea market. Hadn't really considered buying one
    but I do remember these being at many five & dime stores as a kid. Yes, I'm that old!
    Most of those were Watling lolipop head scales and smaller versions that would spit
    out a ticket with your 'fortune' on it. The one I found was a Rockola scale built in
    the mid 1930's. Believe this is the only model they ever made. Fits right in with the vintage pins.

    So does anyone else have these?
    Steve

    #2 3 years ago

    Got a big head Watling

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    #3 3 years ago

    I have a Watling Tom Thumb

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