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Description:
This lot consists of a large interactive scale display which was exhibited in the Guinness World Records Museum in Niagara Falls, Canada. The platform of this display includes a circular frame with belt representing the waist of the heaviest man to ever live. All framing and platform is heavy gauge steel. Controller is Data Track Instruments programmed for scale operation and displays the weight of the individual with one decimal point and can be easily zeroed.
Also included with this lot is:
- 4 wall plaques (22.5"w x 52"h) displaying weights of various individuals and animals.
- How Do You Compare? sign (23.5"w x 21"h)

This item is guaranteed to have been displayed as a permanent exhibit at the Guinness World Record Museum located at Niagara Falls, Canada founded in 1978 and permanently closed on September 7th, 2020. Due to COVID restrictions items are not available for preview.
All items are cataloged and described as they were presented in the museum. There is no guarantee as to the legitimacy of any claim to a world record. There is no guarantee as to the material composition of any item. There is no guarantee as to sizes, weight or condition of any item. All items are sold as-is.
All items ship from Ontario, Canada. There is no In-House shipping for this sale. Buyers can pick up items at the museum in Canada or arrange for shipping. Due to COVID restrictions shipping and/or pick up times may be delayed. Our Shipping Concierge can assist with arrangements. We will make every effort to assist with the packing and shipping arrangements to ensure the safe and expeditious delivery of your purchase. Buyers are responsible for all shipping costs. It is possible that shipping costs, especially International shipping costs, may exceed the cost of some items. There will be no cancellation of sales due to unexpected shipping and handling costs. Canadian buyers are subject to HST, 13% tax.

  • Condition: This item was installed in the Guinness World Records Museum for over 20 years. There is normal wear and tear. Any electrical components are sold as is and should be evaluated by an electrical professional before use to ensure they are safe and comply with local Electrical codes. Custom platform for scale weighs roughly 150lbs. Mechanism for scale is constructed via I-Beams. Item will require custom crate / pallet with logistics to remove it from the museum.

Accepted Forms of Payment

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

All items ship from Ontario, Canada. There is no In-House shipping for this sale. Buyers can pick up items at the museum in Canada or arrange for shipping. Due to COVID restrictions shipping and/or pick up times may be delayed. Our Shipping Concierge can assist with arrangements. We will make every effort to assist with the packing and shipping arrangements to ensure the safe and expeditious delivery of your purchase. Buyers are responsible for all shipping costs. It is possible that shipping costs, especially International shipping costs, may exceed the cost of some items. There will be no cancellation of sales due to unexpected shipping and handling costs. Canadian buyers are subject to HST, 13% tax.

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25.0% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $99 $10
$100 $199 $20
$200 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $1,000
$30,000 + $2,500