Boxwood Coggeshall folding slide rule, 1720-1730.

Made:
1720-1730 in England

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Boxwood Coggeshall rule, folding with slide, c. 1720-1730. Until the early 19th century slide rules were usually made
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Boxwood Coggeshall rule, folding with slide, c. 1720-1730. Until the early 19th century slide rules were usually made
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Boxwood Coggeshall rule, folding with slide, (12-inch x 1 1/2-inch) c. 1720-1730

Boxwood Coggeshall rule, folding with slide, c. 1720-1730. Until the early 19th century slide rules were usually made for specific trades. This is a type of carpenter's rule.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1954-302
Materials:
boxwood, brass, complete
Measurements:
overall (closed): 9 mm x 317 mm x 37 mm, 0.088 kg
type:
slide rules (coggeshall), slide rules (coggeshall), slide rule (coggeshall)
credit:
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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