Workshop micrometer for the blind, no. 412/62 made

Made:
1962 in Sheffield
maker:
Moore and Wright (Sheffield) Limited

Workshop micrometer for the blind, no. 412/62 made by Moore and Wright, being a standard micrometer modified by the addition of an aluminium drum of geared serated discs with braille characters; developed circa 1951 in conjunction with the National Institute for the Blind. Housed in a wooden box.

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Details

Category:
Industrial Metrology
Object Number:
1962-20
type:
micrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Moore and Wright (Sheffield) Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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