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'Unique' Five-Ten Straight Slide Rule, by Unique, English, 1940-1955

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Inventory Number: 35425
Object Type:
Persons: Unique
Date Created: 1940-1955
Place Created: Brighton England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1998-9
Brief Description: A simple 6-inch slide rule with laminated printed scales, with cursor. Reverse carries table of 'Trigonometrical Ratios'. Stock under slider has table of 'decimal equivalents of fractions'.
Primary Inscriptions: "THE / "UNIQUE" / FIVE-TEN / SLIDE RULE" and "MADE IN / ENGLAND" on slider.
Provenance: Presented by Jeremy Montagu in 1998. Used by the donor to work out musical pitches.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
card
plastic
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
153 32 8 mm

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