I DO NOT SHIP TO ITALY. ONE OF A KIND. Extremely rare, large, heavy &
impressive industrial yarn strength tester or tensile testing machine used to
test thread resistance & thread elasticity (double scale).
High precision testing apparatus. This machine uses gravity to test threads
no springs) and can be used actually. However it is a really beautiful,
exceptional and collectable item with a powerful steampunk look. This measuring
instrument belonged to a textile company (Compañia textil Sudamericana de
hilados) that imported it from England during 1920 s´. Signed by H. G. and
trademark logo. This impressive apparatus has a hydraulic pump with piston
full of oil) that works as a deceleration device to make accurate measuring.
It has a lever to adjust deceleration and a tripod with calibration screws.
Scale: 5 to 3000 grams. It has been calibrated and cleaned to make it
functional (not restored in any way to preserve its original antique
condition). Antique. Circa: 1925. Made in United Kingdom. Tall: 52 inches.
Weight: more or less 50 lbs. Item will be shipped perfectly protected in a
wooden box professionally made via Fedex. Shipping costs via Fedex priority is
free to USA and $ 180 for the rest of the world (worldwide - certified - with
tracking code - 2 to 5 weeks to arrive). All defects not mentioned but visible
in the pictures will be considered as described. If you have any question, do
not hesitate to contact me.Thank you for your visit.