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4 Gallon Copper Measure with Lead Stamp


Product Details

Price $365

Date/Circa:

1870


Origin:
England


Overall size:

15" High

15" Diameter

Catalog No: A0549C


Description:
Rare and in Excellent condition with few dents. British Imperial Standards, passed in late 19th Century, ensured no importer was going to be cheated. Measures of all sizes and uses were marked with a lead verification stamp. In cases of long usage, more than one stamp may be found exhibiting the diligence of the British system of weights & measures.The lead stamp on this measure depicts a crown & the letters VR, from the time of Queen Victoria.



Elijah Slocum, Inc.

Hudson, New York 12534

888-885-2730 
518-671-6344 

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