Scales

2012/007

Ivory 6 in scales (12 No) in fitted  wooden box with inlay at side of box in ivory providing an index of the scale sizes (c.1905)

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Description

Ivory 6 in scales (12 No) in fitted wooden box (c.1905).  Inlay in ivory at side of box providing an index of the scale sizes: ¾ x 1½, ¼ x 1″, ⅛ x ½, 30 x 60, 10 x F, 20 x F, 50 x F, 40 x L, 50 x L, 1/500, 1/2500 and 6 to M. Used for measuring from or plotting on plans.

Inside the lid there is silk padding with a makers crest on gilt device showing the makers name and address (WF Stanley & Co Ltd).

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2012/007

Item Type

Short Description

Ivory scales (12 No) in wooden box

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1905

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

The name "J.G. MACGREGOR" inscribed on brass plate inlaid on lid top. Each scale is engraved "TRADE MARK STANLEY LONDON".

Dimensions (mm)

Box: 175 x 70 x 40. Scales: 158 x 27 x 2.

Donor

Date Donated

November 2012

Materials

Ivory and wood (box)

Condition

Good

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