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Title: Stadimeter

Accession Number: 1969.316
Type: stadimeter
Maker: Schick Incorporated
Place: USA, CT, Stamford
Description: Stadimeter - Mark III - Aperture type used for measuring the distance, or range, of a ship. Instrument consists of a restricted sight, or peephole; a hairline on a glass plate at a fixed distance in front of peephole; and a movable sight. The gap between the hairline and the upper edge of the movable sight is controlled by a cam operated by the large knob on the outside. By Schick Incorporated, Stamford, Connecticut.

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