Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Rotterdam (Netherlands

Made:
1800-1820 in Amsterdam

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Rotterdam (Netherlands). Set of 10 brass nested cup weights in decorated hinged case for eight Dutch Marks.

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-236/1
Measurements:
overall1/8oz: .002 kg
overall1/4oz: .004 kg
1/2oz: .008 kg
1oz: .015 kg
2oz: .031 kg
8oz: .124 kg
1 Mark: .247 kg
2 Mark: .495 kg
4oz: .62 kg
4 Marks - Case: .992 kg
8 Marks - Nested Cup Weights (Total): 1.981 kg
type:
weight
taxonomy:
  • attributes and properties
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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