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Slide Rule, English?, 1737

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Inventory Number: 43974
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Straight boxwood slide rule with single slider, blank back and edges. Shaped top end with thumb recess for slider, other end of stock not open (ie slider slides out one way only). Slightly warped. In heavily tooled stiff leather case with slip-type lid, stitching all along the back; the decorative tooling includes the date 'ANO 1737'.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Boxwood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
315 mm


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