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Liquid Measure

Liquid Measure

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Description
This is a heavy brass liquid measure, ¼ gallon capacity, that is marked with an eagle and “B / 1844.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Liquid Measure, U.S. Standard
liquid measure
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 11.1125 cm
overall: 7 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 18.0975 cm x 13.335 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
CH.322098
accession number
246882
catalog number
322098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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