A pocket spring balance consists of a housing, a suspension part on one end of the housing connected to a spring mounting plate and a helical spring inside the housing with a load hook on its end. The spring is connected to an indicator with a corresp. scale on the housing front plate. The spring mounting plate (6) is attached to the housing front plate (2) which has beaded edges into which the housing (1) fits. ADVANTAGE - Ensures high accuracy measuremnt even after long use and can be economically mfd.