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Watchmaker's 6 DWTS weight
Watchmaker's 6 DWTS weight

Thick brass weight, rectangular with cut off corners, stamped 6 DWTS. The weight is stuck to a display board: the back has not been inspected and the weight is not marked with its catalogue number.

A pennyweight (abbreviated dwt or denarius weight) is a unit of mass that is equal to 24 grains, 1/20 of a troy ounce, 1/240 of a troy pound, approximately 0.054857 avoirdupois ounce and exactly 1.55517384 grams.
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