A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Half Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882De Grave & Co., London (unmarked but ensuite with marked previous lot and marked Imperial Yard)
Lot 46
A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Half Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882by De Grave & Co., London (unmarked but ensuite with marked previous lot and marked Imperial Yard)
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,968) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Half Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882De Grave & Co., London (unmarked but ensuite with marked previous lot and marked Imperial Yard)
Lot Details
A late Victorian brass alloy Imperial Half Bushel measure, for the town of Workington in Cumberland, dated 1882
by De Grave & Co., London (unmarked but ensuite with marked previous lot and marked Imperial Yard)
Numbered 1113, engraved with date and name of township, the earliest verification mark for 1882, 39.5cm diameter, together with the matching late Victorian boxed brass alloy Imperial Yard, Numbered 1113 (struck out), engraved 'IMPERIAL YARD, WORKINGTON CUMBERLAND, 1882, DE GRAVE & CO., LONDON', verification marks also struck out, in a mahogany box mounted with a brass plaque engraved 'Workington Cumberland, Doyle & Son., London', (3)

Footnotes

  • Part of the same set of standards as Lot 45.
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