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L.A. scale is worth its weight in dimes

Times photographer Mel Melcon brings us an audio slide show on the vintage scale that stands outside the Ross Cutlery shop in downtown L.A. It does serious business. Each week, up to 1,200 people weigh themselves here. They’ve been hopping on and off the machine for more than 30 years, ever since owner Allen Wattenberg found the scale at a Florida antique store. Read the full story by Esmeralda Bermudez

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  1. January 30, 2011, 5:31 am

    […] nice use of nat sounds in this story by L.A. Times photographer Mel Melcon about an old scale in front of a store. Categories: Multimedia stories LikeBe the first to like this post. Comments (0) Trackbacks […]

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