Almost every business and home has at least one scale. This newly updated book features hundreds of color photographs of the most collectible scales made, including diamond scales, egg scales, bathroom scales, martini scales, toy scales, golf club scales, coin-operated scales, and many others, all described in detail along with updated market values. From large iron store scales manufactured by large scale companies to beautiful sterling silver scales sold by Tiffany & Co., this book covers the whole range.
Bill and Jan Berning met in 1991 at a convention of the International Society of Antique Scale Collectors in Chicago in 1993. The couple purchased an old opera house in Genoa, Illinois, to house their collection which numbers over 1200 scales.