Summary

Set of five volume measures for petroleum spirits, in one fitted wooden box. Measures are made of brass, with handles, spillage lips and stopcocks for draining spillage lips. Capacities are 1/2 and 1 gill, 1/2 and 1 pint, and 1 quart.

Made by Gaskell & Chambers, Birmingham.

Used by Melbourne Observatory and Weights & Measures Branch, Victoria, to test petrol bowsers.

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