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Title: Gunter's rule

Accession Number: 1943.1185
Category: INSTRUMENTS - GUNTERS RULES
Type: Gunter's rule
Maker: Merrifield & Co.
Place: USA, MA, Boston; USA, NH, Portsmouth
Date: 1853
Materials:
Description: Two foot wooden Gunter's rule. Marked * MERRIFIELD & Co. * P A T E N T * BOSTON *. Has brass plate with marking: GEORGE, B. WENDELL./ (in script) / PORTSMOUTH NH/ 1853. All 4 edges have brass plates; brass nameplate has copper nails.

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