Set of egg poises, County of Dumfries, c1952

Set of egg poises or sizers, County of Dumfries, graded for size 'a'. Two sets of 8 eggs, an Inspections (E118) set and a verification (E119) set. They are stored in wooden box, with a brown velvet lined lid and a key in the lock. Each silver metal egg is inscribed with its size range and labelled A1 - H1 and AV - HV. They all have a verification stamp of 1952 and two adjustment holes at the tip.   Detail on lid: 'COUNTY OF / DUMFRIES & BURGHS / E118 / E119' Inside: 'INSPECTION / VERIFICATION'
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(box) height 103mm, width 277mm, depth 275 mm
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wood, aluminium, brass
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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