I love vintage scales of all types.
I so remember the day I bought my first vintage scale. It was back in the 80’s
at a craft show in Miami Lakes, Florida.
I know . . . weird that I remember that!
This scale had many things on it over the years
but when I found this vintage Maxwell House Coffee tin that is full and never opened
it found its way to the scale where it is proudly displayed.
This one can led to a collection of Maxwell House memorabilia.
My most recent find is the Maxwell House Glass Jar that I found in Lemoyne, PA.
The second scale I purchased was this black scale with the great brass accents.
This was also purchased back in the 80’s for about the same amount of money that you can buy one now.
I believe sources like eBay lended to the prices being very competitive and you did not have to
hunt all over for the one item you were seeking.
But I still love the thrill of the hunt, looking in nooks and crannies of antique shops.
This scale that I bought in France has to be one of my favorites
I just love the white ceramic base.
I have three more scales to show you that are all located in the sunroom.
This scale has had many seasonal items on it . . .
from bird nests to Christmas trees.
This particular scale was purchased a couple of years ago at the Lucketts Spring Market.
On the other side of the sunroom I have two scales
one large and one very small.
A vintage baby scale by Detecto.
It has a date stamped on the bottom of this scale of 02-21-41.
I originally bought this scale to put in my antique booth.
It did not sell by the time I had closed the booth, so it went into the attic until I decided
whether to keep it or consign it. For now, I love it in this space.
I filled the scale with garden themed items both new and vintage.
In one of the previous images, did you spy a very small scale?
Yes, this postal scale. I love using this little scale as a platform for many small things.
Vintage scales can be used in so many ways in one’s decor.
They certainly enhance and make any decor a little more interesting and fun.
And speaking of fun . . . Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend.
We will be catching up on things around the house
and seeing our granddaughter in her first Shakespearean play . . . MacBeth.