Nested gunmetal Troy Counterpoises

Made:
1758 in London
maker:
Joseph Harris

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Seven Gunmetal Troy Counterpoises, by Harris, cup weights 12oz to 1/2oz., 1758, for Lord Carysfort's Committee on Weights and Measures. i.e. 12,6,3,2,1,1/2ozs cup and 1/2 oz solid. Note:- the two 1/2oz weights are each marked 10(dwt?)

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1931-951
type:
troy cup weight (standard)
credit:
Board of Trade