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1977.505 (RS116720)

Description

Stick with numerals burnt or stamped in and highlighted in black; marked on both faces with seven lines each broken into varying lengths and numbered at intervals; each line begins with one and is broken into progressively smaller sections, the largest number being 50.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Descriptive terms
parallel rules (drafting tools)
RULER
Dimensions
1.438 x 0.438 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.505
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4252

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