This is in the original paint which is white. It has a more unique design than many of the other scales I have seen.Sort of an art deco look that is very attractive. If you like the industrial look in your home or neat unusual items, this is a great conversation piece.
I have not toyed with the adjustable cylinder to the left or other devices on this. The cast iron base has a metal plate that moves back-and-forth slightly as it is supposed to. This scale is brass in parts. I can see were it was worn and the brass showing. The base and the post and parts of the top are all cast iron.A totally unique delightful piece, historical and useful as well. You can weigh anything up to 300 pounds. Perhaps if you have animals you could put a board across it and weigh them on this also.
Measures about 5 feet tall. Or it could be a focal point in a room. It is beautiful art just as it is.Can deliver in a two hour area for round trip 50 cents a mile. The item "Antique Cast Iron Doctor Scale Chicago Mason Davis 300 lbs Scale Industrial OLD" is in sale since Monday, September 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Mercantile, Trades & Factories\Scales". The seller is "backroadswest" and is located in Colfax, California. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.