July 12, 2012

France, 1877



The boiler had previously used at a weight of
70-80 kg, Production of 7,500 kg, Cost 75,000 Mark,
59-62 kg, Production of 6,000 kg, Cost 60,000 Mark,
38-40 kg, Production of 3,000 kg, Cost 38,000 Mark,
27-30 kg, Production of 2,000 kg, Cost 27 000 Mark,
19 -20 kg Production of 1,000 kg, Cost 19,000 Mark,
 

On the other hand, Paris can provide a 32 kg apparatus without cooler, Production 6,000 kg, Cost 30,000 Mark, and London offers a 16 kg apparatus without cooler, Production 5,000 kg, Cost 16,000 Mark.

Citation: Chemie-Arbeit in Werk und Labor, Vol. 1 4/1878 p.144




International Standards, 1877 expenses
 


Citation: Agenda du chimiste à l'usage des ingénieurs: physiciens, chimistes...

Apparently mixing ore & refined ingot prices, or the Platinum market witnessed huge volatility.

1877: 1 Troy Ounce Platinum (refined, Paris mkt
) = Fr 31.73 ($ 6.15 ; USD$ 6.44)


Wholesale bulk price, reported c. 1878:






 


Counterfeiting noted, 1869-1876:



1876 20-Franc Coin, Gilt Platinum, 6.36 G (German auction)

1876 20-Franc Coin, Gilt Platinum, 6.36 G (Belgian Mint report, 1907):

 

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