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Object description :

"One Liter-standard Measure"
Brass standard liter produced for the transition to the metric and decimal system throughout French territory at the end of the 18th century, for the calibration of measurements in the departments;
Stamped inscriptions: "Modèle" and "Litre"
signed on the basis : J.T. MERKLEIN
End of 18th century
MERKLEIN: among "the most famous turners during the 18th century", "Merklein who was born in Dresden worked in France from 1760 ("Les Instruments scientifiques", Maurice DAUMAS, PUF 1953, page 151)
" excellent mechanic of the end of the 18th century "," a lathe by Merklein built for Louis XVI (at CNAM) has an ingenious system ... ("Les Instruments scientifiques", Maurice DAUMAS, PUF 1953, page 154)
Price: 1 800 €
Period: 18th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Parfait

Material: Brass
Diameter: 10.2 cm
Height: 18 cm

Reference: 550009
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