Wantage Rod

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-4251

Description

Square stick, one end having a flat point which probably had brass ferrule originally, securing brads remain.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wantage rods
ROD, WANTAGE

Inscription

Stick numbered on all four sides; two sides bear stamped-in marks that guage liquid measures: ""gallons, hogsheads, etc.""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

0.563 x 0.563 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.504

Date

1750-1800 (Possibly)

Places

Probably