A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial measures, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London
Lot 43
A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial measures, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
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18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial measures, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial measures, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London
Lot Details
A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial measures, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857
by Nichol & Fowler, London
All numbered 1208, and measuring a Bushel, Half Bushel, Peck, Gallon (all of these with bar handles, the Bushel engraved with the maker's name), Half Gallon, Quart, Pint, Half Pint, Gill, Half Gill and Quarter Gill (the latter dated 1888 and stamped Doyle & Son), with two Exchequer marks and the earliest verification mark for 1886, Bushel diameter 49cm, together with a glass filling disk, to fit the Bushel measure, and three 19th century brass-edged mahogany smoothing tools, the largest pierced with a carry handle, 53cm long, (15)

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  • Part of the same set of standards as Lot 54.
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