weight; pound (56)

Maker
Pontifex Sons & Wood
Description
Bell shaped brass weight. Stamped with official marks eg. portcullis, crown, chequerboards) and maker's name (could be person/company who certified the weight) stamped on outside. Stamped on the body is "56LB AVOIR 598 BURGH OF FALKIRK 1835". "PONTIFEX SONS & WOOD LONDON" The following dates appear above the portcullises 1883, 1888, 1895, 1903, 1908, 1913, 1918, 1923, 1928.
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Signature & date
stamping:body:"56LB AVOIR 598 BURGH OF FALKIRK 1835". "PONTIFEX SONS & WOOD LONDON"
Associated date
1835-1928 {approx}
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Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 28.7cm (H 11 5/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:Dia 17.6cm (Dia 6 15/16")
Accession number
1977-058-014

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