Castlereagh Collection weights

Made:
1800-1818 in Ostend

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Ostend (France). Boxed set of 9 brass cylindrical knobbed weights for the metric livre and 8 flat grain weights.

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-229
Materials:
brass, wood, complete
Measurements:
12 gn: .001 kg
18 gn: .001 kg
24 Gn - Grain Weights: .001 kg
1 demigros: .002 kg
1 gros: .004 kg
2 gros: .008 kg
4 gros: .016 kg
1 once: .031 kg
4 onces: .126 kg
1/2 Livre: .252 kg
1 Livre - Boxed set of weights for gold & silver: .503 kg
1 gn:
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3 gn:
4 gn:
5 gn:
6 gn:
type:
french metric livre weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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