The Tudor Sale: Part II Including Period Decorations, Pewter, and Furniture from the Harry Makepeace Collection

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LOT 28

Lot 28

Three Large Graduated Copper Haystack Measures, 19th century

Three Large Graduated Copper Haystack Measures, 19th century
Lot 28 Details
Three Large Graduated Copper Haystack Measures, 19th century

including 4 gallon, 3 gallon, and 2 gallon examples by various makers
5 Gallon height 18 in — 45.7 cm

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $1,140
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Harry Makepeace Collection, Brantford


5 Gallon: Wood and Sons, Glasgow, verified for Bradford, Yorkshire
4 Gallon: John McGlashen and Co. Glasgow, verified for Maidstone and Ramsgate
3 Gallon: No maker’s mark, verified for Paisley, Scotland
2 Gallon: Loftus, Oxford St. London with an indistinct verification mark
1 Gallon: Partial mark, appears to be Loftus, London and verified for London
Half Gallon: No maker’s mark and verified for London and Derby
Quart: Loftus, London and verified for London
Pint: No Maker’s mark but verified for Lanark County
Half Pint: Lumley and Co. London and verified for Pitenweem, Scotland
Gill: Farrow and Jackson, London and verified for Norwich


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LOT 28

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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