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London 6 foot measure

£3400
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London 6 foot measure

£3400

A Victorian steel standard imperial 6 foot measure by W & T Avery of London of the London County Council, circa 1898.

In hardwood case and lignum vitae lifting handles.

Marked with indenture number 2144, and crown and royal cipher verification marks dating from VR 1898.

Lenght: 191.5 cm.

Lenght of case: 196.5 cm

The interior of the case has the label and stamp of the London County Council Weights & Measures office 1939.

See for more information on markings: Ricketts, C., Marks and Marking of Weights and Measures of the British Isles, (Taunton, 1996), pp.1-16. ISBN 0952853302.

W & T Avery Ltd. is a British manufacturer of weighing machines. The company was founded in the early 18th century and took the name W & T Avery in 1818.