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Set of measures quarter gill to half gallon, Dumfries 1883

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Set of 7 conical liquid measures, quarter gill to half gallon, Dumfries 1883.  Verification stamps are present around the rim.  Part of set, see related items below.

 

Engraving around sides:

'IMPERIAL QUARTER GILL / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

'IMPERIAL HALF GILL / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

'IMPERIAL GILL / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

'IMPERIAL HALF PINT / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

'IMPERIAL PINT / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

'IMPERIAL QUART / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

'IMPERIAL HALF GALLON / COUNTY OF DUMFRIES / 1883 / 1192'

Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
(quarter gill) height 51mm, diameter 55mm, (half gill) height 61mm, diameter 66mm, (gill) height 81mm, diameter 88mm, (half pint) height 92mm, diameter 106mm, (pint) height 135mm, diameter 126mm, (quart) height 147mm, diameter 171mm, (half gallon) height 188mm, diameter 208mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2007.3.17=23
Digital Number:
DMWM024a-c
Creation Date:
1883
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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