4 Gallon Copper Measure with Lead Stamp
Catalog No: A0549C
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.