Steelyard or stilyard also known as a Roman steelyard or Roman balance is a straight-beam balance with arms of unequal length. It incorporates a counterweight which slides along the longer arm to counterbalance the load and indicate its weight. 














Antique metal hobbles - device that prevents or limits the locomotion of a horse. Early 20th century.
Hobbles are most commonly used on horses, they are sometimes used also on other animals or even humans. ...
Antique bronze steelyard balance, year 1863, made in Riga in E.REISS workshop. Hook and ring made of steel.
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