Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Dayton scale


Mike wrote at 2014-11-14 03:21:40
Hi I am Michael Wilson I believe I have in my possession one of the most sought after and unknown Dayton scale's to be produced during the last million years....

This patent number 208873 for this scale is so secret it makes Area 51 seem like a theme park on free day during the summer vacation... I still have not seen a matching picture of one anywhere on earth.... here is what mine looks like. If you have a scale that is similar to mine...know this I would to more information on and about the history of my scale.. Thank you for your time and consideration I hope to have gotten a smile from  

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Bill & Jan Berning


We can answer almost any question regarding antique scales of any type.


We are dealers in antique coin operated penny scales and parts. We collect antique scales of all types. Bill has been buying and selling scales and mail order penny scale parts since 1983. Jan started collecting small scales of all types in 1977. Our combined collection of antique scales contains over 2200 scales. We are the authors of the book Scales: A Collector's Guide and The revised & Expanded 2nd Edition of Scales: A Collector's Guide. Jan is the editor of "Equilibrium" the journal of The International Society of Antique Scale Collectors. Our website is

The International Society of Antique Scale Collectors, Coin Operated Collectors Association

Articles by or about the Bernings have appeared in issues of “Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine”, “This Old House”, "Reminisce", “Equilibrium” and “Country Living”.

Jan: BS FACS & Art University of Georgia

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