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Liquid Measures

Liquid Measures

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This is a set of eight copper metric liquid measures. The inscriptions read “2 LITER,” “LITER,” “1/2 LITER,” “2 CENTILETER,” “CENTILETER,” “2 DECILITER,” “DECILITER,” and “1/2 DECILETER.”
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Liquid Measures, Metric, Set of
measure 5:;
measure 6:;
measure 2:;
measure 4:;
measure 3:;
measure 1:;
centiliter (smallest): 1 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 3.81 cm x 2.2225 cm
deciliter (medium): 3 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 9.2075 cm
2 liter (largest): 8 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 21.9075 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 8 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 21.9075 cm x 11.43 cm
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National Museum of American History
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