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Burgh Weights and Measures

Kilmarnock Burgh Weighing Scale and Box

Description:
Maintaining accurate standards of weights and measures has from earliest times underpinned the pursuit of commercial activity. The earliest burghs set up by the kings of Scotland were empowered to enforce these standards and fair trade. This remains the function of local authorities today.
Place of Production:
Birmingham
Materials/Media:
copper, brass and wood
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EAMC015a; EAMC015b
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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