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1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class X.: De Grave, Short and Fanner

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333. DE GRAVE, SHORT, and FANNER, 59 St. Martin's-le-Grand — Manufacturers.

Assay balances and weights. Hydrostatic balances and weights. Balances and weights for weighing diamonds to 500 and 100 carats.

Letter-balances and weights; portable, and with three beams, as used in the Post Office.

Beams and scales mounted, with brass pillar, and weighing-machine, on mahogany pedestal, for shop counters. Bankers' scales.

Bronzed beam for weighing 1,000 ounces of gold or silver. Gilt beam, used by inspectors of weights.

Complete set of imperial standard measures from bushel to half-gill. Imperial standard yard, bed, and rod.

Complete set of standard avoirdupois weights, from 56lbs. to 1/2 drachm, of spherical shape. The same, from 561bs. to 1lb. bell shape; and from 8 ounces to 1/2 drachm, flat shape.

The fine assay balance will turn with the thousandth part of a grain.


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