Anyway the whole item could do with a light restoration or if you wish to do so a full restoration. It looks great as is as it is a real eye-catcher. You will not find one as ornate. It dates from the early 1900's. Check out my other items.Be sure to add me to your favorites list. CHECK OUT MY OTHER ITEMS. This item is in the category "Antiques\Mercantile, Trades & Factories\Scales". The seller is "shalhans" and is located in this country: NL. This item can be shipped worldwide.