A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London
Lot 54
A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
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The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857by Nichol & Fowler, London
Lot Details
A set of eleven early Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the County of Cumberland, dated 1857
by Nichol & Fowler, London
Numbered 1208, to include seven bell weights, to weigh 56lb - 1lb, the 56lb weight 33.5cm high, and four flat weights of the same date and maker, and numbered 1208, to weigh 8oz, 4oz, 2oz & 1oz, stamped twice with the Exchequer mark, the earliest distinct verification mark for 1888, all in a dark-stained pine box with a brass plaque reading 'County of Cumberland, Doyle & Son, London', (12 including box)

Footnotes

  • Part of the same set of standards as Lot 43.
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