brass nested cup weights

Made:
1800-1818 in Nantes

Set of 7 brass nested cup weights for the metric Livre from the Castlereagh Collection for Nantes (France).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-226/2
Materials:
brass, complete
Measurements:
1.95 (1 demigros) - (x2) includes button: .002 kg
3.9g (1 gros): .004 kg
7.8g (2 gros): .008 kg
15.6g (4 Gros): .016 kg
31.3g (1 once): .031 kg
62.5g (2 once) - Case: .063 kg
125g (4 once) - Cup Weights (Total): .126 kg
type:
french metric livre cup weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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