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Burgh Weights and Measures

14lb bell weight, County of Dumfries

Description:

14lb bell weight.  Verification stamps are present around the rim below the handle, the earliest stamp is 1887.  There is a lead plug in the centre of the base.  Part of a set, see related items below.

 

Inscription:

foot (side) - FOR THE COUNTY OF DUMFRIES

handle (top) - Imperial 14 lb

side (middle) - 958

Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
height 205mm, diameter 115mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1993.37.11
Digital Number:
DMWM023a-d
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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