Brass weights; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.810


Brass weights

About this object

Eight brass weights formerly parts of sets. Parts of these sets were reported missing by Fiona Cameron at the time of the shift of the Museum in Athenaeum Hall to the new Museum in the Cromwell Mall.
a. One 3 oz cup weight, (missing 2 oz, 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz)
b-d.three DWTS weights, 4, 5 and 6 . Have STANDARD W & T. A on front with a lion on a crown and two diamond shapes on either side.
e-g. three DWTS weights, 4, 5 and 6 (missing 3 and 6 DWTS). Have dots on back side of weight.
h. one 1 oz troy weight.


Unknown maker

Date Made


Place Made


Inscription and Marks

a. 3 oz TROY
b-d. Four, Four, Five penny weights. STANDARD W. & T. A. Lion on crown logo and two diamond shapes either side.
e-g. 4, 5, 6 DWTS with dots on back
h. 1 oz TROY


a. Dia 40mm X H 25
b-d. 20mm X 17mm, 18mm X 15mm
e-g. 23mm X 18mm, 20mm X 17mm, 18mm X 15mm
h. Dia 30mm X H 12mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Weighing equipment

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords


Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Measuring equipment

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