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Carpenter's Rule

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
Carl M. Hostrup
ID Number:
MC.327308
Catalog number:
327308
Accession number:
266152
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-bc5b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651779

Folding Rule

Maker:
Lufkin Rule Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Date made:
early 20th century
ID Number:
MC.327311
Catalog number:
327311
Accession number:
266152
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-cc64-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651857

Folding Rule

Maker:
Stanley Works  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Date made:
late 19th century
Credit Line:
Carl M. Hostrup
ID Number:
MC.327309
Catalog number:
327309
Accession number:
266152
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651863

Marking Rule

Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule ?; Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Date made:
late 19th century
Credit Line:
Carl M. Hostrup
ID Number:
MC.327312
Catalog number:
327312
Accession number:
266152
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d406-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651867

Folding Rule

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Maker:
Chapin, H.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23.9 cm; 9 7/16 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
ID Number:
MC.236088.05
Catalog number:
236088.05
Accession number:
236088
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651849

Folding Rule

Maker:
Jaggers, S.  Search this
Physical Description:
ivory (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.6 cm; 6 9/16 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number:
MC.236088.06
Catalog number:
236088.06
Accession number:
236088
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-bca8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651850

Shrink Rule

Maker:
Stanley Works  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 1/2 in; x 62.23 cm
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Britain
ID Number:
MC.240642.04
Catalog number:
240642.04
Accession number:
240642
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651853

rule

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 52.2 cm; 20 9/16 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
ID Number:
MC.247114.01
Catalog number:
247114.01
Accession number:
247114
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651854

rule

Physical Description:
ivory (overall material)
metal, german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.4 cm; 6 7/16 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
ID Number:
MC.246417.01
Catalog number:
246417.01
Accession number:
246417
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9cca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651858

rule

Physical Description:
ivory (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8.3 cm; 3 1/4 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
ID Number:
MC.272365.01
Accession number:
272365
Catalog number:
272365.01
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c5db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651859

rule

Maker:
John Rabone & Son  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 31.8 cm; 12 1/2 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
ID Number:
MC.248000.01
Catalog number:
248000.01
Accession number:
248000
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8d4a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651860

Folding Rule and Clinometer

Maker:
John Rabone & Son  Search this
Physical Description:
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.2 cm; 6 3/4 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Credit Line:
Mrs. Llewellyn N. Edwards
ID Number:
MC.257193.01
Catalog number:
257193.01
Accession number:
257193
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2ac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651862

rule

Maker:
Stanley Works  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm; 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Britain
ID Number:
MC.247999.01
Catalog number:
247999.01
Accession number:
247999
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2cb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651864

Extension Rule

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
liquid spirit (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
metal,german silver (overall material)
wood, beechwood ? (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
ID Number:
MC.219305.02
Catalog number:
219305.02
Accession number:
219305
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d2cc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_651865

Metre Stick

Maker:
Stanley Works  Search this
Physical Description:
wood, maple ? (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Britain
ID Number:
MC.240642.01
Catalog number:
240642.01
Accession number:
240642
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-cd1f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_654319

Metre and Yard Stick

Maker:
Stanley Works  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, maple ? (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Britain
ID Number:
MC.240642.02
Catalog number:
240642.02
Accession number:
240642
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-cd20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_654320

rule

Maker:
Kutz  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 91.3 cm; 35 15/16 in
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Place made:
United States: New York
ID Number:
MC.241115.01
Catalog number:
241115.01
Accession number:
241115
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-cd21-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_654321

Folding Rule

Maker:
Stanley Works  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs, Jr.
ID Number:
MC.248268.08
Catalog number:
248268.08
Accession number:
248268
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ad3f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_657457

Folding Rule

Maker:
S. A. Jones & Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood, boxwood (overall material)
Object Name:
Rule
Other Terms:
Rule; Measuring & Gauging Tools; Hand Tools
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs, Jr.
ID Number:
MC.248268.09
Catalog number:
248268.09
Accession number:
248268
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Work and Industry: Hand Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ad40-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_657458

Patent Model for Rule Invented by Henry Adler

Maker:
Adler, Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
sheet metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 cm x 2.5 cm x 30.7 cm; 7/8 in x 31/32 in x 12 3/32 in
Object Name:
scale rule
rule
Object Type:
Patent Model
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Date made:
1878
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Patent Models  Search this
Rule, Measuring  Search this
ID Number:
MA.325574
Catalog number:
325574
Accession number:
249602
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b1a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214922
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