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Standard Volumes - Quarter Gill to 1 Gallon, Victoria Object Reg. No: ST 042806

Set of 7 brass standard measures stamped 'S50', comprising 1 gallon, 1/2 gallon, 1 quart, 1 pint, 1/3 pint, 1/4 gill. Plus 2 cover slips for 1 gill and 1/4 gill.

Used at Melbourne Observatory and by Weights and Measures Branch, Victoria.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Victoria: Local Government Department Office of Trade Measurement (formerly Weights & Measures Branch), 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 cm (Height), 29 cm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: 1 GALLON AS ABOVE, 1/4 GILL:H 5.3 CM, D 3.7 CM.

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Tagged with: standard volume measures, 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: All measures stamped 'S50'. 1 gallon, 1/2 gallon, 1 quart, 1 gill: stamped 'Standard Imperial ....' and 'Victoria' 1 pint, 1/3 pint: stamped with volume and 'Vic'. 1/4 gill: stamped with volume only.
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
User: Victoria: Weights & Measures Branch, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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