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Dumfries Standard Measures, half gallon, pint, half pint, Burgh of Dumfries, c1801

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Pre-imperial half gallon, pint and half pint measure. They are part of an incomplete gallon and fractions set, see related items below.

 

Detail:


on side - ENGLISH HALF GALLON / 3 / lb / 12 7/8 / oz / 22 / Gr / OR 29242 TROY GRAINS / DUMFRIES STANDARD

on neck - TH / DG [stamped twice]
on side - ENGLISH PINT / 15 1/8 / oz / 50 1/2 / Gr / or 7310 1/2 TROY GRAINS / DUMFRIES STANDARD
on neck - TH / DG [double stamped]
on side - ENGLISH HALF PINT / 7 1/2 / oz / 55 / Gr / or 3655 1/4 TROY GRAINS / DUMFRIES STANDARD
on neck - TH / DG

Place of Production:
Edinburgh
Materials/Media:
sheet copper
Dimensions:
(half gallon) height 205mm, diameter (rim) 45mm, diameter (base) 130mm, (pint) height 118mm, diameter (rim) 31mm, diameter (base) 82mm, (half pint) height 110mm, diameter (rim) 28mm, diameter (base) 67mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1936.31.1=3
Digital Number:
DMWM035a-c
Creation Date:
c1801
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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