Boxed Standard Yard

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'
Object no :
DMWM004a-f
Creator :
De Grave Short and Company
Place of Production :
London
Dimensions :
(box) height 75mm, width 1062mm, depth 82mm
Materials :
wood, brass
Location :
NA
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Accession number :
DUMFM:2007.3.38
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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