A matched set of six brass and copper 'Chekpump' petrol measures, circa 1931, for the County of WestmorlandTwo marked 'Serial No. 161', four marked 'Serial No. 165'
Lot 77
A matched set of six brass and copper 'Chekpump' petrol measures, circa 1931, for the County of WestmorlandTwo marked 'Serial No. 161', four marked 'Serial No. 165'
Sold for £275 (US$ 461) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A matched set of six brass and copper 'Chekpump' petrol measures, circa 1931, for the County of Westmorland
Two marked 'Serial No. 161', four marked 'Serial No. 165'
All with brass maker's plaque reading, Gaskell & Chambers Ltd., Makers, Dale End Works, Birmingham', to measure 5 Gallon, 4 Gallon (both Serial No. 165), 3 Gallon, 2 Gallon (both Serial No. 161), 1 Gallon and a Half Gallon (both Serial No. 165), all with soldered verification mark for 1931, and 'LF 158', to rim, all in two oak boxes both with plaque reading 'Petrol Measures, County of Westmorland, B. H. Bell, London', one fitted with two glass discs, the other with disc lacking, (10 including boxes)
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