Antique Fairbanks Infallible Gold Coin Scale And Counterfeit Detector.
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Antique Fairbanks Infallible Gold Coin Scale And Counterfeit Detector.:
Vintage Fairbanks' Infallible Counterfeit Coin DetectorThis was purchased from a garage sale from an older gentleman who was 108 years old so I would say this is an authentic vintage piece.
-Fairbanks' Infallible Counterfeit Coin Detector,the nickeled rocker signedFairbanks & Co., on gilt-decorated cast iron base.-scale looks like in working condition. It has been sitting in the box for a while so scale is a little stuck to the box but didn't want to pull on it. Left it as is. A bit dusty.
-comes with original fitted wooden case but see photos as the case is worn looking, top edge weathered away, and the inside wooden pieces fell off.
-It hasslotsfor$20, $10, $5, $3, $2 and $1 gold coinsand slots for$1, 50 cents and 25 cent silver coins.
- The inside engraving says: Fairbanks Infallible Scale Co. W.H. Harrison Manager- Baltimore, Maryland .... approved & use by the United States government. Sent to any address on receipt of $5.35.
-These scales are very rare and offer up to $600. The box by itself goes for about $200.
Good luck offerding on this very rare scale.