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Set of Imperial measures, quart to half gill, Burgh of Sanquhar 1835

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Set of Imperial measures, quart to half gill, Burgh of Sanquhar 1835. Verification stamps are present around around the rim and at the foot of each measure.

 

Imperial half gill
height 60mm, diameter 49mm
Inscription: centre - SANQUHAR / DUMFRIES-SHIRE / Imperial Half Gill / 1835, foot - 789

Imperial gill
height 78mm, diameter 61mm
Inscription: centre - SANQUHAR / DUMFRIES-SHIRE / Imperial Gill / 1835, foot - 789

Imperial half pint
height 95mm, diameter 76mm
Inscription: centre - SANQUHAR / DUMFRIES-SHIRE / Imperial Half Pint / 1835, foot - 789

Imperial pint
height 111mm, diameter 98mm
Inscription: rim - I & R WARNER LONDON, centre - SANQUHAR / DUMFRIES-SHIRE / Imperial Pint / 1835, foot - 789

Imperial quart
height 134mm, diameter 123mm
Inscription: rim - I & R WARNER LONDON, centre - SANQUHAR / DUMFRIES-SHIRE / Imperial Quart / 1835, foot - 789

Place of Production:
London
Materials/Media:
brass
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:2007.1.1=5
Digital Number:
SQWM001a-d
Creation Date:
1835
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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