Head rod, 3' 8" x 1 1/2", with slide, for gauging

Made:
1808-1815 in London
maker:
Robert Brettell Bate

Head rod, 3' 8" x 1 1/2", with slide, for gauging the diameter of the heads of casks and for calculating the content, stamped "Customs", made by R.B. Bate, London, c. 1800

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1954-320
type:
slide rule (excise)
credit:
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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