Nested cup weights, brass

Made:
1800-1818 in Amsterdam

Set of 11 brass nested cup weights equal to 4 Marks from the Castlereagh Collection for Amsterdam (Netherlands).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-228/2
Materials:
brass, complete
Measurements:
1/8oz: .002 kg
1/4oz: .004 kg
1/2oz: .008 kg
1oz: .016 kg
2oz: .031 kg
4oz: .062 kg
8oz: .123 kg
1 Mark (16oz): .246 kg
2 marks: .493 kg
4 marks: .987 kg
Complete set of cup weights: 1.973 kg
type:
dutch cup weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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