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A Victorian One Gill Spirit Measure c1870

Heading : Victorian Spirit Measure
Period : c1880
Origin : England 
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Facet cut neck and lense cut band to lower bowl. Diamond point engraved "fill line"  V ???? R
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14cm in height
Condition : Some fleabite nibbles to edge of facet cut neck and Small chip to neck rim.
Restoration : None
Weight: 456 grams 

The hand engraved measuring mark V (Crown) R  was added after this left the manufactory.This denotes that it pre-dates the Weights and Measures Act of 1878 and the Richardson patent of 1875.

A simple piece of social history represented in a simple piece of antique glass.

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