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Imperial gallon measure, Burgh of Dumfries, 1826

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Imperial gallon measure, cylinder shaped with two large handles.  Verification stamps are present around the rim.  Part of a set, see related items below.

 

Engraving on side:

'BURGH OF DUMFRIES / 1826 / Imperial / Gallon / 236'

Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
height 172mm, diameter (rim) 205mm, width (max) 280mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2007.3.1
Digital Number:
DMWM015a-d
Creation Date:
1826
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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