Vintage coin-operated “weight machine” found in Kyoto stationery store

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster

Somewhere along the way we forgot how to make weighing yourself fun.

Step right up folks young and old! You are about to witness a marvel of the modern age. Up until now, the only way to gauge a person’s weight was load them into a catapult and see how far they flew, or place them onto a seesaw with an increasing number of hogs on the other end.

But now the mechanical age has produced this wonderous device that can actually determine your weight – accurate to half a kilogram – in times as short as one

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