Clive Payne

A set of 19th century brass seed measures

A set of late 19th century  adjustable vegetable seed measures, in the original pine case, the set has also two seed measuring spoons   Made by Blake and Mackenzie of Liverpool, Blake and Mackenzie were also printers of seed packets, in the days before mechanisation these measures would have been used to sell different quantities of seed.

 

Size: largest closed 2.1/8 X  diameter (5.2 cm) X 3.1/2″ tall (9 cm) smallest closed  5/8″ tall (1.5 cm)  X 1.3/8″ (3.5 cm) diameter

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