Malter [German]

In German-speaking Europe, a large unit of dry capacity, varying by locality.

1

In Prussia, the law of 16 May 1816 defined the Malter as 36,864 cubic Zoll, about 659.54 liters. Chart showing relationships between Prussian units of dry capacity

2

In Switzerland, after metrication began in 1835, = 10 Viertels = 150 liters. See the Konkordat of 1835.

3

Hesse-Darmstadt, 128 liters.

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