Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Stettin (Poland)

Made:
1800-1818 in Szczecin

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Stettin (Poland). Set of 9 brass nested cup weights with hinged case.

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-238/1
Measurements:
1/16 Loth with button: .001 kg
1/16 Loth: .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: .117 kg
1 Mark (16 Loths) - Case: .234 kg
1lb (2 Marks) - Nested Cup Weights (Total): .469 kg
type:
weight
taxonomy:
  • attributes and properties
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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