Pfundschwer [German]

a unit of mass used in freight. Sometimes synonymous with Schiffspfund.

Locale Period Equivalents Kilograms Sources
Hannover up to 1835 = 3 Centner = 24 Liespfund = 336 Pfund 164.517 D, J
Hildesheim   = 300 Pfund  140.0 D
Nuremburg   = 3 centner = 300 Pfund 152.99 D
Oldenburg up to 1835 = 300 Pfund 145.32 D
Osnabruck   = 300 Pfund 148.25 D
Celle   = 320 Pfund 156.6832 D, J
Bremen up to 1835 = 3 Centner each 100 Pfund 149.55 J
as a Schiffspfund, 22 Liespfund each 14 Pfund 153.538 J

D Doursther (1840) pages 479, 489.

J Jansen (1900) page xxviii.

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