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Half pint milk measure

Description:
Prior to the introduction of the milk bottle, the milkman would travel door to door with milk churns.  Milk measures of 1/2pt and 1pt were used to provide the required measure of milk into the customer's jug.
Place of Production:
Sheffield
Materials/Media:
pewter, brass lead
Dimensions:
H:175mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1990.53.2
Digital Number:
SRFD008a, SRFD008b
Creation Date:
1912
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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