Stübchen

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In German-speaking Europe, a unit of liquid capacity. Often spelled Stübgen in early 19th century sources.

Location Equivalents Magnitude,
liters
Altona = ¹⁄₄₀ Ahm = 2 Kannen = 4 quartiers = 8 oessel 3.620
Bremen = ¹⁄₄₅ Ahm = 4 quarts = 16 mingels 3.218
Brunswick = ¹⁄₄₀ Ahm = 4 quarts = 8 Noessel 3.676
Zell (Hanover) = 4 quartiers = 8 noessel 3.888
Gotha = ¹⁄₄₀ Ahm = 2 Kannen = 4 Mass = 8 Noessel 3.639
Hamburg = 266 cubic Hamburger Zoll chart symbol.
The space occupied by 7 Pfund 14 Loth of water.

Chelius, page 124.

3.620
Hanover = ¹⁄₄₀ Ahm = 2 kannen = 4 quartiers = 8 Noessel 3.888
Hildesheim for wine, = ¹⁄₄₀ Ahm = 2 Kannen = 4 quartiers = 8 Noessel 3.333
for beer, = ¹⁄₁₀₀ Fass 3.771
Holstein = 4 quartiers = 8 oessel 3.620
Itzehoe (Holstein) = 4 quartiers = 8 oessel 3.623
Lübeck = ¹⁄₄₀ ahm = 2 kannen = 4 quartiers = 8 oessel 3.623
Lüneburg = 2 Kannen = 4 quartiers or potts = 8 noessel = 16 pegel 3.888
Quedlinburg = 4 mass = 8 Moessel (3 Prussian quarts)
An older Stübchen was identical with that of Hamburg.
3.435
Rostock = ¹⁄₄₀ Ahm = 2 Kannen = 4 quartiers
= 8 oessel or planken = 16 pegel or ort
3.620
Stralsund = ¹⁄₉ Anker = 2 Kannen = 4 Potts = 8 Noessel = 16 pegel 3.888
Worms (Hesse-Darmstadt)   4.324

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In Denmark, a unit of liquid capacity, = ¹⁄₄₀ ahm = 3⅞ pots = 15½ paegel, about 3.743 liters.

Doursther (1840).

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