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Boxed Standard Yard

Description:

Large brass ruler with a dial fitting at one end and a fixed block at the other.  It is encased in a wooden box lined with green felt.  The fixed block includes several verification stamps and is marked with the set number "3699".

 

Engraving on box lid:

'COUNTY OF / DUMFRIES & BURGHS / STANDARD YARD / DE GRAVE & Co Ltd / LONDON'

Place of Production:
London
Materials/Media:
wood, brass
Dimensions:
(box) height 75mm, width 1062mm, depth 82mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2007.3.38
Digital Number:
DMWM004a-f
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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