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Collection G. N. Swan papers
Catalog Number MSS P:6 O 15
Object Name Gauge
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Lexicon sub-category Weights & Measure T&E
Description This is a Darling Brown & Sharpe screw and wire gauge from Providence R.I. Side one has "Darling Brown & Sharpe" as well as the "NEW STANDARD WIRE GAUGE" and the "OLD STANDARD WIRE GAUGE" imprinted on it. Side two has "STANDARD SCREW GAUGE" imprinted on it as well as "PARTS OF AN INCH" for the ruler section of the gauge. Numbers and increments are imprinted on both sides.
Search Terms Swan, G.N. (Gustaf Nelson), 1856-1938