Set of flat troy penny weights in fitted mahogany case

Made:
1737 in Aldersgate
maker:
Samuel Read
Set of flat troy penny weights in  fitted mahogany case, 1737.

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Set of flat troy penny weights in fitted mahogany case, 1737.
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Set of flat troy penny weights in fitted mahogany case, 1737.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1900-160/3
Materials:
case, mahogany and weights, brass
Measurements:
Box of flat troy weights - 5 dwt: .1181 x .6299 in.; 3 x 16 mm
Box of flat troy weights - 1/2 gr
Box of flat troy weights - 2 gr
Box of flat troy weights - 3 gr
Box of flat troy weights - 5 gr
Box of flat troy weights - 6 gr
Box of flat troy weights - 1/2 dwt
Box of flat troy weights - 1 dwt
Pile of nested troy weights - 4 oz
Pile of nested troy weights - 1/2 oz
Pile of nested troy weights - 8 oz
Box of flat troy weights - 2 dwt
Pile of nested troy weights - 1 oz
Troy lb
Pile of nested troy weights - 2 oz
Pile of nested troy weights - 1/4 oz
Pile of nested troy weights - centre
Box of flat troy weights - 3 dwt
Box of flat troy weights - 4 dwt
type:
troy weight (standards)
credit:
The Royal Society