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Henry Troemner

  1. Copper gallon measure with brass rims and handle

  2. Brass & Nickel 1/2 gallon measures

  3. Copper  measures with brass rims and handles - 1/2 gallon and 1/2 peck


Single measure or weight as well as partial or complete sets or collections -

marked examples: makers name, state, county, town, symbols, letters, numbers, dates, etc.

Sealer (Inspector) items: measures, weights, scales, yardsticks, tools, badges, inspection forms

Also: books, documents, manuals, catalogs

Enquiries - please email pictures and details to:

W. & L. E. Gurley

  1. Brass dry measures - 1/4 peck, quart, pint & 1/2 pint

  2. Nickel plated liquid measures - quart, pint, 1/2 pint & gill

  3. Nickel plated 1/2 bushel dry measure

1850 & earlier

  1. Copper dry measures with iron rims - New York markings

  2. Cast Iron measures marked “CM” for Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  3. Copper pint measure with Pennsylvania markings

Sidney Shepard & Co, NY

F. Cortez Wilson & Co, IL

Browns, NY

Chas G. Schenck, OH

Sealer Sets / Weights / Gunpowder

  1. Sealers equipment cabinet and contents -    W. & L. E. Gurley, c 1920

  2. San Francisco standard brass weights verified by Cornelius Stagg, 1856

  3. Gunpowder measure verified at the US Navy Yard, Washington, 1882


  1. Brass 1/2 bushel dry measure

  2. Cast Iron gallon measure

  3. Copper gallon measure

  4. Wood 2 quart dry measure with Iron bands

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