April 3, 2014

Germany, 1870

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In a Griffin Catalogue dated 1870, Spatel was listed at Thlr 5.33/Loth, excluding manufacture. If  German measure 3.5" Spatula was probably 0.28 Ozt @ Thlr 3.50, or Thlr 2.50 for 0.175 Ozt.

1870: 1 Troy Oz. Platinum (Semi-mfg, Whols./Ret.) = Thlr 10.02 (£ 1.60)

1870: 1 Ozt. Platinum (Semi-mfg, Whols./Ret.) = Thlr 10.02 (£ 1.60)

1870: 1 Ozt. Platinum (Wire & Sheet, Retail) = Thlr. 10.73 (21.02 )


1870: 1 Ozt. Platinum (Intrinsic: English Mfg, Ret.) = Thlr. 11.364 (  22.26)

1870: 1 Ozt. Platinum (English Mfg, Retail) ~ Thlr. 12.55  - 13.22 (24.59)
1870: 1 Ozt. Pt Labor (Mfg, Retail) = Thlr. 1.55 ()

The 1866 Griffin Catalogue: Semi-Mfg £ 1.65 @  Spatulas @ £ 1.92 ~ Thl 10.73 : Thl 12.45




1870: 1 Ozt. Platinum (Mfg, Bulk) = ℳ  18.66 (USD$ 6.6717)
Citation: The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid and Alkali: Sulphuric acid (Vol. 1, Pt. 3, 4th Ed.) ; Georg Lunge (1913) p.1153

 

According to WC Heraeus in Hanau, Platinum in the Seventies cost an average of ℳ  800 and the early Eighties, ℳ  1000 per kg. By the end of 1889, the price rose to ℳ  1,200.  



Uncertain date, republished: c. 1870 or 1838?



Citation: Handbuch der chemischen Technologie: Neue Folge, Vol. 12;  Georges Lunge et al. (1903) p.785
   

Where 1 kg. Russian-Coined Platinum was valued Thlr. 311.90 (ℳ  935.69),

1870: 1 Ozt. Platinum (Coined) = Thl 9.70 ($ 6.75; $6.97 Ag/Au)

Citation: Das Münzen-Buch oder die im Weltverkehr coursirenden, gängigsten Gold- ..., (1853), p.75-6 
 



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