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== Units of Measure in Bavaria in 1800s<br> ==
 
== Units of Measure in Bavaria in 1800s<br> ==
  
=== Money ===
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=== Money ===
  
Gulden The basic unit of money. In the original sources often abbreviate as fl.<br>Florin Same as a Gulden<br>Thaler 1½ Gulden<br>Kreutzer 1/60 Gulden. In original sources often abbreviated as kr. or x.<br>Pfennige 1/210 Gulden, or 3½ Pfennige = 1 Kreutzer.<br>Heller ½ Pfennig
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Gulden The basic unit of money. In the original sources often abbreviate as fl.<br>Florin Same as a Gulden<br>Thaler 1½ Gulden<br>Kreutzer 1/60 Gulden. In original sources often abbreviated as kr. or x.<br>Pfennige 1/210 Gulden, or 3½ Pfennige = 1 Kreutzer.<br>Heller ½ Pfennig  
  
=== Square Land Measures ===
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=== Square Land Measures ===
  
Morgen 0.78 acres<br>Tagwerk 1½ Morgen, or 1.17 acres<br>Viertel ¼ Morgen
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Morgen 0.78 acres<br>Tagwerk 1½ Morgen, or 1.17 acres<br>Viertel ¼ Morgen  
  
=== Linear Land Measures ===
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=== Linear Land Measures ===
  
Fuss 0.958 feet<br>Shuhe Same as a Fuss<br>Rute 10 Fuss, or 9.58 feet<br>Elle 1/12 Rute or 0.798 feet
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Fuss 0.958 feet<br>Shuhe Same as a Fuss<br>Rute 10 Fuss, or 9.58 feet<br>Elle 1/12 Rute or 0.798 feet  
  
=== Length and Height Measures ===
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=== Length and Height Measures ===
  
Schuh 0.958 feet, same as a Fuss<br>Zoll 1/12 Schuh<br>Linie 1/12 Zoll
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Schuh 0.958 feet, same as a Fuss<br>Zoll 1/12 Schuh<br>Linie 1/12 Zoll  
  
=== Volume Measures ===
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=== Volume Measures ===
  
Metzen 20.45 Liters<br>Malter 8 Metzen
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Metzen 20.45 Liters<br>Malter 8 Metzen  
  
=== Weights ===
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=== Weights ===
  
Pfund 500 Grams
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Pfund 500 Grams  
  
=== Firewood Measures ===
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=== Firewood Measures ===
  
 
Klafter 117.92 cubic feet of wood. For comparison, a cord is 128 cubic feet of wood.<br><br>
 
Klafter 117.92 cubic feet of wood. For comparison, a cord is 128 cubic feet of wood.<br><br>
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Latest revision as of 14:57, 11 May 2011

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Units of Measure in Bavaria in 1800s

Money

Gulden The basic unit of money. In the original sources often abbreviate as fl.
Florin Same as a Gulden
Thaler 1½ Gulden
Kreutzer 1/60 Gulden. In original sources often abbreviated as kr. or x.
Pfennige 1/210 Gulden, or 3½ Pfennige = 1 Kreutzer.
Heller ½ Pfennig

Square Land Measures

Morgen 0.78 acres
Tagwerk 1½ Morgen, or 1.17 acres
Viertel ¼ Morgen

Linear Land Measures

Fuss 0.958 feet
Shuhe Same as a Fuss
Rute 10 Fuss, or 9.58 feet
Elle 1/12 Rute or 0.798 feet

Length and Height Measures

Schuh 0.958 feet, same as a Fuss
Zoll 1/12 Schuh
Linie 1/12 Zoll

Volume Measures

Metzen 20.45 Liters
Malter 8 Metzen

Weights

Pfund 500 Grams

Firewood Measures

Klafter 117.92 cubic feet of wood. For comparison, a cord is 128 cubic feet of wood.


 

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