Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Calais (France)

Made:
1800-1818 in Paris

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Calais (France). Boxed set of ll cylindrical knobbed brass weights and 8 small flat brass weights both for the metric Livre.

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-202/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
18 Aas: 0.001 kg
1/2 oz: 0.0156 kg
1 oz: 0.0315 kg
2 oz: 0.0625 kg
2 gros: 0.0785 kg
4 oz: 0.125 kg
1 Livre: 0.5 kg
1 Kilo: 1 kg
1 Aas:
1/2 gros:
2 Aas:
24 Aas:
3 Aas:
4 Aas:
5 Aas:
6 Aas:
type:
weight
taxonomy:
  • attributes and properties
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)

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