A boxed group of sixteen mid-Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the Borough of Kendal KK, dated 1876by Nicholl & Fowler, London
Lot 73
A boxed group of sixteen mid-Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the Borough of Kendal KK, dated 1876by Nicholl & Fowler, London
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
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The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A boxed group of sixteen mid-Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoirdupois weights, for the Borough of Kendal KK, dated 1876
by Nicholl & Fowler, London
Numbered 1611, to include a set of seven bell weights, to weigh 56lb - 1lb, the 56lb weight with maker's name, and a boxed group of nine flat weights, all but the smallest marked 1611, the 8oz marked 'Borough of Kendal 1927', to weigh 8oz - 1/2dr (the latter associated and numbered 2888), all sixteen in a green-painted pine box with brass plaque reading 'Borough of Kendal', the earliest verification mark for 1877, the 56lb weight 33cm high, (18 including boxes)

Footnotes

  • Part of the same set of standards as Lot 71.
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