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scales-msg - 9/27/00


Period scales. Referances.


NOTE: See also the files: measures-msg, measures-art, commerce-msg, coins-msg, guilds-msg, p-butchering-msg, p-prices-msg, p-prices-srcs-art.





This file is a collection of various messages having a common theme that I  have collected from my reading of the various computer networks. Some messages date back to 1989, some may be as recent as yesterday.


This file is part of a collection of files called Stefan's Florilegium. These files are available on the Internet at: http://www.florilegium.org


I  have done  a limited amount  of  editing. Messages having to do  with separate topics  were sometimes split into different files and sometimes extraneous information was removed. For instance, the  message IDs  were removed to save space and remove clutter.


The comments made in these messages are not necessarily my viewpoints. I make  no claims  as  to the accuracy  of  the information  given by the individual authors.


Please  respect the time  and  efforts of  those who have written  these messages. The  copyright status  of these messages  is  unclear at this time. If  information  is  published  from  these  messages, please give credit to the originator(s).


Thank you,

    Mark S. Harris                  AKA:  THLord Stefan li Rous

                                          Stefan at florilegium.org



Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2000 10:45:08 -0400

From: "Daniel Phelps" <phelpsd at gate.net>

Subject: SC - Scales an A/S Project Suggestion


Susan Browning wrote:

> Speaking of measurements, would anybody know where I might look for a scale

> to weigh spices?


> Eleanor


If you are looking for an interesting A/S project regarding scales check out

page 175 of "The Viking" 1991 Crescent Books, New York.  It is a large

"coffee table" book and the drawings on that page show in great detail a

small very portable set of scales which belonged to period Norse trader.


Daniel Raoul


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