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Dumfries Standard Measure, Burgh of Dumfries, c1801

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This pre-imperial English gallon measure is part of an incomplete gallon and fractions set, see related items below.

 

Detail:

on side - ENGLISH GALLON / 7 / lb / 9 3/4 / OZ / 44 / Gr / OR 58484 TROY GRAINS / DUMFRIES STANDARD
on neck - TH / DG [stamped twice]

Place of Production:
Edinburgh
Materials/Media:
sheet copper
Dimensions:
height 230mm, diameter (rim) 44mm, diameter (foot) 185mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1990.64
Digital Number:
DMWM038a-d
Creation Date:
c1801
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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