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For many centuries, the piece was one of the most used dimensions or containers in Germany. It possessed considerably different volumes locally in some cases. According to various sources, it was four to eight ohm, which resulted in a volume between about 600 and 1200 liters. In Germany, this barrel type, which is still in use today, is usually understood to mean a barrel of 1,200 liters. But there are also the variants three-piece with 3,600, double piece with 2,400, half piece with 600 and quarter piece with 300 liters. Similar volumes are also available at fuder, Regarding name and volume, there are hardly any wine law requirements. See also below barrel. drum types. capacity measures and wine vessels with lists of relevant keywords.

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