Object Detail


Brief Description
Tin, "Nettlefolds Cross Assorted Cotters For Motor Cars". The tin contains fifteen apothecary weights, incorporating three different sets of weights. One set includes a weight for one gram, three grams, four grams, five grams, six grams. One set of weights includes four scruples one is illegible, the other three weigh one scruple, one and a half scruple and two scruples. The last set includes six weights of differing rectangular shapes with small notches on one face.
Collection
Accession Number
NPM993.18.167
Measurements
.1 - Tin = Length (mm) = 80mm
.1 - Tin = Width (mm) = 42mm
.1 - Tin = Depth (mm) = 13mm
.2 - One gram weight = Length (mm) = 9mm
.2 - One gram weight = Width (mm) = 7mm
.3 - Three grams weight = Length (mm) = 12mm
.3 - Three grams weight = Width (mm) = 12mm
.4 - Four grams weight = Length (mm) = 15mm
.4 - Four grams weight = Width (mm) = 14mm
.5 - Five grams weight = Length (mm) = 18mm
.5 - Five grams weight = Width (mm) = 15mm
.6 - Six grams weight = Length (mm) = 19mm
.6 - Six grams weight = Width (mm) = 17mm
.7 - Illegible scruple = Length (mm) = 10mm
.7 - Illegible scruple = Width (mm) = 7mm
.8 - One scruple = Length (mm) = 13mm
.8 - One scruple = Width (mm) = 10mm
.9 - One and a half scruple = Length (mm) = 17mm
.9 - One and a half scruple = Width (mm) = 13mm
.10 - Two scruples = Length (mm) = 19mm
.10 - Two scruples = Width (mm) = 15mm
.11 - Flat weight with five notches = Length (mm) = 12mm
.11 - Flat weight with five notches = Width (mm) = 9mm
.12 - Weight with two notches on one face = Length (mm) = 10mm
.12 - Weight with two notches on one face = Width (mm) = 8mm
.13 - Weight with four notches on one face = Length (mm) = 14mm
.13 - Weight with four notches on one face = Width (mm) = 12mm
.14 - Weight with five notches on one face = Length (mm) = 17mm
.14 - Weight with five notches on one face = Width (mm) = 13mm
.15 - Weight with six notches on one face = Length (mm) = 18mm
.15 - Weight with six notches on one face = Width (mm) = 13mm
.16 - Weight with no notches = Length (mm) = 14mm
.16 - Weight with no notches = Width (mm) = 8mm
Media and Materials
Metal
Media and Materials Description
Unknown metal tin and weights.
Credit Line
Weight, apothecary. Nelson Provincial Museum, Ovens Collection: NPM993.18.167

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