Wine diagonal, 1797-1826.

Image number: 10328681

Wine diagonal, 1797-1826.

An excise gauging rod made by Stutchbury, London. These were used by Excise Officers to calculate the capacities of wine casks, and thence the duty payable on the contents.

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Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
29 October 2003 12:16
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Science Museum

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