Folding measure, one metre

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One of two folding wood measure of 1 metre, subdivided into millimetres and marked on the reverse with 30 Switzerland ("Suisse") inches (= 90cm) subdivided into tenthsFolding wood measure of 1 metre, showing 110cm and on reverse The Leipsic (in Germany) Foot, showing 48 Leipsic inches

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1931-1006/1
type:
folding rule
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • ruler - measuring device
credit:
Board of Trade