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Watchmaker's Grain and DWT weights
Watchmaker's Grain and DWT weights

A display board with 17 watchmakers weights, 11 Grain weights from 1 to 6, 24, 48. 72,120 and 240 and 1 to 6 DWTS weights. The weights are stuck to a display board,: the backs have 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..
Picture added on 24 April 2008
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