You are looking at a Great Set of Antique 19th Century German Brass. The seven ingenious apothecary weights nest inside each other and were made from solid brass at the beginning of the 19th Century in Germany.
The outside cup features a beautifully designed and executed hinge and closure mechanism. Most pieces are stamped with several symbols probably representing calibration marks. Some of the weights feature the date "1856". This is an original antique not one of the cheap knock-offs you can find online. The set measures 2 7/8" wide x 1 6/8" high.
A joy to use and display! The item "Great Set of Antique 19th Century German Brass Nested Apothecary Cup Weights" is in sale since Sunday, May 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Mercantile, Trades & Factories\Scales". The seller is "pandoraantiques" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Montserrat.