brass knobbed cylindrical weights

Made:
1800-1818 in Riga

Boxed set of brass knobbed cylindrical weights for the commercial pound of Riga along with set of 7 nested brass cup weights in case for gold and silver, from the Castleragh Collection for Riga and Reval (Russia).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-233/1
Materials:
brass, wood, complete
Measurements:
1/8 Loth: .002 kg
1/4 Loth: .004 kg
1/2 Loth: .006 kg
1 Loth: .014 kg
2 Loths: .026 kg
4 Loths: .052 kg
8 Loths: .105 kg
1 Mark (16 Loths) - Riga Cup Weights: .211 kg
1/16 Loth:
type:
latvian cup weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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