Set of sixteen brass avoirdupois standard weights by W. and T. Avery Ltd

Made:
1901 in Birmingham
maker:
W and T Avery Limited

Set of sixteen brass avoirdupois standard weights by W. and T. Avery Ltd., Birmingham in fitted oak case, larger weights inscribed "CITY OF LEEDS", 1901, 56lb, 28lb, 14lb, 7lb, 4lb, 2lb, 1lb, (bell-shaped)8oz, 4oz, 2oz, 1oz, 8dr, 4dr, 2dr, 1dr, 1/2dr, (disc-shaped), in fitted mahogany case

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1980-1111
Materials:
mahogany (wood), brass (copper, zinc alloy) and oak (wood)
type:
avoirdupois weight (standard)
credit:
Christie's (St. James's)