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A rare and historic graduated set of six '1863 Government of New Zealand' imperial bronze measures

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,600


Lot Description

A rare and historic graduated set of six '1863 Government of New Zealand' imperial bronze measures, from 1/2 gallon to 1/2 gill, of cylinder form, each engraved with its official measure. The largest H.155mm. Dia.155mm. Note: The NZ Weights & Measurements government department, now Trading Standards, administers and enforces trade measurement in New Zealand. In doing so they ensure that weighing and measuring equipment and all goods sold by weight, measure or number are accurate.