Watling Scale with Horoscope Scroll Vendor


aw item number:  2000.020
manufacturer:  Watling Scale Company, Chicago, Illinois, 44, 465 West Fulton St.
serial number:  89586
model:  HORO

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size:  17"L x 63"H x 25"W
composition:  Steel, iron, porcelain & glass date manufactured:  7/3/1962
original price:  $225.00 quantity manufactured:  4000
color:  Yellow, black & cream weight:  185 lbs.
acquisition date:  8/30/2000

status:  Collection

description:  Watling's reliable model 400, three hundred pound capacity; one cent coin operated scale is topped with a ten cent horoscope scroll vendor. A very popular coin operated device combination, both components operate independently.

information:  Watling sold the units on terms: $25. deposit with order and 20 monthly notes of $10. inspected by 72-7-3-62, Shipped 7/6/62. The largest operator of these scales had a contract with 3500 Woolworths. Horoscopes were to be changed monthly by the operator.

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