Egg Scale

Sometimes referred to as the “Jiffy-Way”, this egg scale was manufactured by the Brower MFG Company in the 1940’s and 1950’s after growing interest in backyard chicken and turkey farming following the great depression. It functions by placing the egg on top of the cradling arm as the scale reveals the turkey or chicken’s size and weight (in ounces). This was important because knowing the weight of the egg should help figure out its price as well as identifying whether it was in fact a chicken or a turkey.

Egg Scale

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