Folding Rule

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-51090

Description

A folding ruler, with brass tips, center brass swivel hinge and two flanking folding hinges. Impressed and painted markings on each side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

folding rules
brass (alloy)
fruitwood
wood (plant material)
numerals
Fruitwood
Brass
Numbers
RULE, FOLDING

Inscription

Impressed/stamped on both sides is: No.61 UPSON NUT. CO.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Upson Nut Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

6.313 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.736