We take the measurement for granted, assume it is correct and per code/regulation.Think back, way back in time when people were buying, selling or trading goods in the 1800s and early 1900s.
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Some listings are political, others are monumental - even tragic, others are just popular culture, interesting or silly. You can Google to get several different dictionary definitions. Here are some green thumb ideas on how to DECORATE and USE older items in your gardens.
Look back to perhaps 1900, 1925, 1940, 1950 and remember.
Germany is well noted for being the pioneer in this industry, specifically with candy containers but the whole industry as well. Germany remained the leader in Easter items for many years.
The future buyer had the same questions but from the reverse view.