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Modern Miss Salter Kitchen Scale

Toy Scale
1960s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

1. base of the scales; moulded blue plastic with a white plastic oval
knob at the top on to which fits the measuring pan. At the front under a clear plastic disc is the face of paper printed in red to show the weight scale from 0 to 1lb. in ounces and numbered off in groups of 4 oz. as 4; 8 and 12. Also printed in red is the title MODERN MISS SALTER and MADE IN ENGLAND. There is a blue pointer and an adjusting button.
2. measuring pan; white plastic moulded into a diamond shape. It is marked underneath PRODUCED BY RAPHAEL LIPKIN LTD IN CONJUNCTION WITH GEO. SALTER & CO. LTD.
3. original box; card printed in colours to show the title; maker's name
and details and illustrations of the model within a kitchen setting. On the ends are written details; the trademark of PIPPIN TOYS and instructions for the zero setting screw.
*Further details about PIPPIN TOYS are added - The PIPPIN range is ideal for boys and girls. It includes PLAYSTICS; LOCK IN LETTERS
and LOCK A LETTER BLACKBOARDS; VEHICLES; SCALES; MONEY BOXES and a host of others. Please ask to see them at your nearest toy shop.


Object details

Object type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Toy Kitchen Scales
  • Toy Kitchen Scales
  • Toy Kitchen Scales
TitleModern Miss Salter Kitchen Scale (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
metal and plastic, card, paper
Brief description
Toy Kitchen Scales; English; 1960s
Physical description
1. base of the scales; moulded blue plastic with a white plastic oval
knob at the top on to which fits the measuring pan. At the front under a clear plastic disc is the face of paper printed in red to show the weight scale from 0 to 1lb. in ounces and numbered off in groups of 4 oz. as 4; 8 and 12. Also printed in red is the title MODERN MISS SALTER and MADE IN ENGLAND. There is a blue pointer and an adjusting button.
2. measuring pan; white plastic moulded into a diamond shape. It is marked underneath PRODUCED BY RAPHAEL LIPKIN LTD IN CONJUNCTION WITH GEO. SALTER & CO. LTD.
3. original box; card printed in colours to show the title; maker's name
and details and illustrations of the model within a kitchen setting. On the ends are written details; the trademark of PIPPIN TOYS and instructions for the zero setting screw.
*Further details about PIPPIN TOYS are added - The PIPPIN range is ideal for boys and girls. It includes PLAYSTICS; LOCK IN LETTERS
and LOCK A LETTER BLACKBOARDS; VEHICLES; SCALES; MONEY BOXES and a host of others. Please ask to see them at your nearest toy shop.
DimensionsHeight: 5in (12.7cm) Width 2: 6¼in Depth: 4½in
Marks and inscriptions
pair of round heads; one boy and one girl with eyes looking inward and PIPPIN TOYS underneath
Object history
References: Geo. Salter & Co. Ltd are the makers of the full sized version of the scales. On the box is the phrase - THE SCALE THAT'S JUST LIKE MUMMY'S.

The family served in the diplomatic corps; (New York; China; Poland the main places). The daughters; Marion born 1948; Louise born 1950 and Helen born 1958; acquired many toys from various countries.
Production
Made by: Made by Raphael Lipkin Limited of London; SW8 in conjunction with Geo. Salter & Co Ltd
Collection
Accession number
B.906:1-1993

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Record createdApril 17, 2000
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