621 Sold English Chondrometer Corn Scales in original Box - Dring and Fage of London

This is one for the Grain Growers A Chondromter by the famed Dring & Fage, 19 & 20 Tooley Street, London in the original mahogany hinged box with Ivory plaque to the top and paper label to the inner lid enclosing a lacquered brass scale; complete with boxwood scrapper and signed on the balance Dring & Fage London. Here is the clinical meaning of Chondrometer 'A chondrometer is a measuring instrument designed to determine the bulk density of grain. Grain density is measured in kilograms per hectolitre (Imp. pounds per bushel). It is thus also referred to as the hectolitre mass.' This is a real curiosity and would make a very interesting gift for that Grain Farmer or instrument collector in you life. It is great that it is still complete.

The box measures Height 3" (8cm) Width 12.75" (32.5cm) Depth 5" (13cm)  Item Sold