Set of 8 brass handled, inspector's Imperial standard testing weights

Made:
1890 in Birmingham
maker:
W and T Avery Limited

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Set of 8 brass handled, inspector's Imperial standard testing weights (7lb to 1oz & 4 to 1 dr) by W & T Avery Limited, Birmingham, dated 1890 in wooden carrying case. Used by the London County Council and later the London Borough of Southwark.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
2000-1421
Materials:
brass, complete and wood
Measurements:
Closed Box: 130 mm x 380 mm x 260 mm, 10.14 kg
Open Box: 310 mm x 380 mm x 340 mm, 10.14 kg
type:
brass weight
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • weights
credit:
London Borough of Southwark