A beautiful Dutch two tier coin scale by Jacob de Neve – Middelburg 1649.
Wooden box with wonderful decorations on the outside. Nice brass hinges.
Handwritten label by Jacob de Neve.
Other signatures on the box including A de Backer and Jodocus de Backer.
Jacob de Neve was active between 1640 – 1664.
The coin scale has in total 38 weights.
Most weights are marked on the bottom with the master sign JDN with sword.
Others with Antwerp master signs.
Brass triangle shaped tray of the scale has the master sign JDN with sword.
The coin scale measures 16 cm x 8,8 cm and 3,3 cm high.
Weight is 456 gram.
In a good and original condition, the centre pin of the iron scale has been broken off.
Little drawer for the as weights has been replaced.