A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882De Grave & Co., London
Lot 45W
A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882by De Grave & Co., London
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882
by De Grave & Co., London
Numbered 1113, the earliest verification mark for 1882, 49.5cm diameter, together with an oak smoothing tool, pierced with a carry handle, 76cm long, (2)

Footnotes

  • The town of Workington in Cumberland was first issued with Imperial Standards on 6th February 1854 under Exchequer Indenture 1113. Inspections ceased in 1889 when weights and measures administration passed to the County Council under the provisions of the Local Government Act (1888).

    Part of the same set of standards as Lot 46.
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