Set of nineteen standard apothecaries' weights

Made:
1879-1880 in London
maker:
De Grave, Short, Fanner and Co.

Set of 19 standard apothecaries weights by De Grave Short and Co. London, in fitted mahogany case inscribed on lid "WEST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE 1880". 10oz tr. 8oz tr. 6oz tr. 4oz tr. 2oz tr. 1oz tr. 3iv. 3ij. 3i. 3ij 3ts 3i (3ts missing) in brass; 6gm. 5gm. 4gm. 3gm. 2gm. 1gm. 1/2gm. in platinum

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1980-1113
Materials:
mahogany (wood), brass (copper, zinc alloy) and platinum (metal)
type:
apothecary weight
credit:
Christie's (St. James's)