Avoirdupois weight (standard)

1588 in London

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Queen Elizabeth's third set of Exchequer standard avoirdupois weights from 8lb to 1/8oz eleven flat circular nested
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One of eleven Queen Elizabeth's third set of Exchequer standard avoirdupois weights, flat circular nested weights in bronze, 4lbs., marked 1588, crown over EL, A, Reg.XXX

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Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1931-947 Pt2
bronze, complete, leather, wood
avoirdupois weight (standard)
Board of Trade
Permanent collection

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