Postloth

In Austria, a unit of mass. Article 4 of the law¹ establishing the metric system in Austria specified that the Postloth was equivalent to 16.666667 grams, that is, ¹⁄₆ of 100 grams.

1. Gesetz of 23 July 1871, R.G.B 1872, No. 16. The law is reproduced in
Georg Thaa.
Das Mass- und Gewichtwesen und der Richdienst in Österreich.
Volume 13 of Taschenausgabe de österreichischen Gesetze.
Vienna: Munz'sche k. u. k. Hof- Verlags- und Universitats-Buchhandlung, 1900.

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