Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for St Petersburg (Russia)

Made:
1800-1818 in St Petersburg

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for St Petersburg (Russia). Set of 8 cylindrical knobbed brass weights in fitted wooden block with 7 flat brass grain weights.

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-231/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
12 parts of a Solotnick: .001 kg
48 parts of a Solotnick: .002 kg
1 Solotnick (96 Parts): .004 kg
2 Solotnicks: .009 kg
3 Solotnicks: .013 kg
6 Solotnicks: .026 kg
12 Solotnicks: .051 kg
24 Solotnicks: .103 kg
48 Solotnicks: .206 kg
I (1lb) - Knobbed Weights: .411 kg
1 parts of a Solotnick:
2 parts of a Solotnick:
3 parts of a Solotnick:
6 parts of a Solotnick:
type:
weight
taxonomy:
  • attributes and properties
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)

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