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Half-gallon standard, 1893.

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Half-gallon standard, 1893.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm


Set of 11 conical-shaped volume meaures made by Doyle & Son, London in 1893 for the town of Halifax, Yorkshire. These are secondary standards that were used for reference purposes by the local authorities that enforced weights and measures regulations in their area.

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