Pauly’s Patent Balance Advertisement, Aris’s Birmingham Gazette, June 30, 1817

This advertisement, published in the Aris's Birmingham Gazette on June 30, 1817, promotes the sale of the patent rights for Pauly's Patent Balance. The advertisement highlights the superior nature of Pauly's weighing device, emphasizing its practicality and convenience. It describes how various objects can be expediently weighed in any situation without the need for traditional weights, thanks to the portable design of the apparatus. The device's portability is a key feature, allowing it to be nearly pocket-sized, which underscores its utility for merchants dealing with cattle, hay, corn, and goods being landed from vessels. The advertisement ensures potential buyers of the balance's precision and minimal operational trouble. Interested parties are invited to view specimens and learn about the terms by visiting Mr. Wood at St. George's Tavern, High Street, Birmingham....

 


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