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A GEORGE IV BRASS PECK MEASURE
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A GEORGE IV BRASS PECK MEASURE

DATED 1825

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A GEORGE IV BRASS PECK MEASURE
Dated 1825
The circular rim stamped 'GR' beneath a crown '182', 'WR' beneath a crown and 'IV', 'GR' beneath a crown, '82' and 'VR' beneath a crown, with ring-turned decoration and carrying-handles to each side
7½ in. (19 cm.) high; 13½ in. (34.5 cm.) wide
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

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A peck is an Imperial unit of measurement. Its liquid equivalent is two gallons which is just over nine litres. Four pecks made up one bushel, the standard unit of measuring wheat.
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