Nested cup weights, brass

Made:
1818 in Hamburg

Set of 10 brass nested cup weights for the Mark dated 1818, from the Castlereagh Collection for Hamburg (Germany).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-215/1
Materials:
brass, complete
Measurements:
1/16 Loth: .001 kg
1/32 Loth - Button: .001 kg
1/8 Loth: .002 kg
1/4 Loth: .004 kg
1/2 Loth: .007 kg
1 Loth: .015 kg
2 Loths: .029 kg
4 Loths: .059 kg
8 Loths: .119 kg
16 Loths - Case: .236 kg
Nested Cup Weights (Total): .423 kg
type:
german cup weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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