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Canton Foot Ruler - Hong Kong 1976

Inventory Number: 15118
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Brief Description: Wine-red plastic version Canton Foot ruler from 1976 China. It has 10 main units subdivided by 10 & characters made of gold dots (but not inlay). The are 4 Chinese characters on the front and pattern at centre.
Primary Inscriptions: “Hong Kong Dec 1976. Canton foot 14·70" | Plastic version used as gift to brides | [Chinese character] 100 [character] sons [character] 1000 [character] sons sons”
Collection Group: Whillock Collection
Material(s): plastic
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
374 26 4 mm

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