CIIIUS17:  American Inspector's Weight Set

American inspector's weight set, early 20th century. Set of nine nickel-plated brass weights with leather case with wooden inserts to hold weights. Weight denominations are 8 oz, 4 oz, 2 oz, 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/8 oz, 1/16 oz, and 1/16 oz respectively. Stamped in a square "W. & L. E. GURLEY TROY, N.Y. U. S. A." Identified by Houben. Reference: W. & L. E. Gurley. A Handbook for the use of Sealers Weights and Measures. 4th edition, 1912.