Pose (unit)

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The pose was a measure of area in some Swiss cantons, such as Valais , Vaud and Geneva .

It was a regional term and meant something like Juchart and is part of the old system of measurement.

In the canton of Geneva, the measure deviated from the above values ​​and

  • 1 Pose / Journal / Juchart = 8 Ouvrees = 400 square rods = 27.013 ares


  • Eduard Döring: Handbook of coin, exchange, measure and weight ..., Verlag J. Hölscher, Koblenz 1862, p. 273.

Individual evidence

  1. M. Mendelssohn: Handbook of coin, measure and weight, taking into account the new coin and weight system, with detailed reduction tables. Horvarth'sche Buchhandlung, Potsdam 1859, p. 62.
  2. ^ Christian Noback , Friedrich Eduard Noback .: Complete paperback of the coin, measure and weight relationships. Volume 1, FA Brockhaus, Leipzig 1851, p. 463.
  3. Gustav Wagner, Friedrich Anton Strackerjan: Compendium of the coin, measure, weight and exchange rate relationships of all states and trading cities on earth. Verlag Teubner, Leipzig 1855, p. 197.