'Bell weights'

George Dawson George at d...
Tue Sep 28 13:03:00 BST 2004

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Of course some weights end in 7, 14, 21 or 0. But founders estimate to a qu=
arter of a quarter of a hundredweight. If ALL weights in a set of bells fin=
ish in these weights I regard them as suspicious.

> But I think that only multiples of *both* seven and four "indicate=20
> quarters of a hundredweight". Perhaps other multiples of 7 suggest=20
> measurement to the nearest half stone? Or was such a measure ever=20
> actually used?
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