Measuring Rod

2020/001
5 ft three fold measuring rod in wood, brass tipped with brass spring joints

SKU: 2020/001 Categories: ,

Description

5 ft three fold measuring rod in wood, brass tipped with brass spring joints. Divided on both sides into eighths of an inch. Black, inches and eighths in white, feet in red. Made by Stanley, London.

This rod is clearly marked “CITY ENGINEER’S DEPt PORTSMOUTH”.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2020/001

Item Type

Short Description

5 ft three fold measuring rod

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c.1940

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

"CITY ENGINEER'S DEPt PORTSMOUTH"

Dimensions (mm)

1524 x 17 x 5 (open) and 550 x 17 x 15

Donor

Date Donated

Aptil 2020

Materials

Wood and brass

Condition

Fair – showing signs of wear

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