A set of eight George IV bronze alloy Imperial measures, for Carlisle, dated 1826
Lot 30
A set of eight George IV bronze alloy Imperial measures, for Carlisle, dated 1826With pre-Imperial 'WIIII 1824' verification cipher
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,252) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
A set of eight George IV bronze alloy Imperial measures, for Carlisle, dated 1826
Lot Details
A set of eight George IV bronze alloy Imperial measures, for Carlisle, dated 1826
With pre-Imperial 'WIIII 1824' verification cipher
All numbered 202, to measure an Imperial Gallon (with angular bar handles), a Half Gallon, a Quart, a Pint, a Half Pint, a Gill, a Half Gill and a Quarter Gill (the latter dated 1873 but also numbered 202), earliest verification mark for 1824, Gallon diameter 20.3cm, (8)

Footnotes

  • Part of the same set of standards as Lot 34.

Saleroom notices

  • The pre-Imperial verification mark reads 'GIV 1824', not 'WIII 1824' as catalogued.
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