A boxed set of seven late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois bell weights, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, dated 1881by Doyle & Son, London
Lot 23
A boxed set of seven late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois bell weights, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, dated 1881by Doyle & Son, London
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,905) inc. premium

Lot Details
A boxed set of seven late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois bell weights, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, dated 1881
by Doyle & Son, London
All numbered 1715, to weigh 56lb - 1lb, the earliest verification mark for 1881, the 56lb weight 33cm high, together with the matching but later set of nine flat weights, dated 1908, all numbered 1715, weighing 8oz - 1/2dr, in a mahogany case with ivorine plaque reading 'Doyle & Son, Newcomen St., Borough', all in a black-painted box with brass plaque reading 'Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, Doyle & Son, London', together with a mahogany Imperial Yard box, now empty, (19 including boxes)

Footnotes

  • Part of the same set of standards as Lot 20.
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