Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Toledo Scale


I have a Toledo scale style 4515 FB with a serial number 975270 and am wondering who may service or restore it. The biggest issue is the calibration needs adjusted but it is otherwise in fair condition. I am also curious about when it was made, and where it's primary function would have been. If you're also able to provide an estimated worth with the limited information I've provided I would also appreciate it.


Hi Josh,

Based on its serial number your scale was manufactured in the early 1950s.  
Please send a good clear photo of the scale to us at so that we can do a proper evaluation.


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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

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