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gallon measure


A circular, copper gallon measure, 1794. Engraving by Thomas Sharp. Chamber Vouch. XII.245 records - 'The Chamber of Stratford to Jno. Stickley 1793, 22 May. Two copper measures...19 0/Copper for the rims 4 1/4 at 13 d. ...4 7./£1 3 7'. Chamber voucher XII. 267 records - 'The Corporation to Thos. Sharp 1794, 8 sept. engraving a copper Gallon, Do half Gallon, the Stratford arms and nearly forty letters on each...10s. 6 d'

  • Measurements

  • Diameter

    25 cm

  • Caption

    A circular copper gallon measure, marked 'Wm. Tompkins, Mayor of Stratford 1794' and with Borough Arms. (Stratford Borough Council Collection)

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