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Weight of one arroba and a half
Peso de arroba e meia
Weight of one arroba and a half

Iron conical shaped object with circular base. In the smoothed top, there is an elliptical ring not completely closed, trapped inside the body. It has a label with number 231, in gold metal.

It was used to weigh straw in the town of Barqueiros, Municipality of Barcelos and stopped being used between 1856 and 1866.

It was offered by Mr. Manuel Gonçalves Gomes.

Further information​

António Neves: aneves@ipq.pt
Museum of Metrology: museu.metrologia@ipq.pt