brass knobbed cylindrical weights

Made:
1800-1818 in Riga and Tallinn

Boxed set of incomplete (8 missing) brass knobbed cylindrical weights for the Reval pound from the Castleragh Collection for Riga and Reval (Russia).

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Science Museum: Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-233/2
Materials:
brass, wood, complete
Measurements:
2 Loths: .027 kg
4 Loths: .054 kg
8 Loths: .109 kg
16 Loths: .216 kg
1lb (32 Loths) - Boxed weights for Reval: .432 kg
type:
latvian cup weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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