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Standard Volumes - Gallon to Half Peck, Potter Object Reg. No: ST 042526

7 brass standard measures in box, one gallon to half peck. Made by Potter, London. Comprising: one gallon, half gallon, quart, pint, half pint, gill, half gill.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Victoria: Local Government Department Office of Trade Measurement (formerly Weights & Measures Branch), 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 23 cm (Height), 35 cm (Width), 56 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: BOX

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Tagged with: standard weights measures
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Weights & Measures
Tertiary Classification: standard volume measures
Inscriptions: Stamped "GV 15".
Maker: John Potter, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, by 1945
User: Victoria: Weights & Measures Branch, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1945 or later

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