Object Title

ruler

ruler

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

XXIII.279

Provenance

Presented 26 September 2003

Physical Description

Of brass and steel, artillery ruler for use with Ordnance Survey maps at 1:25000 and 1:50000. Ruler in cross section is convex with brass leading edges and steel centre on underside and brass topside. Marked for use in yards and metres to thousands.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 633 mm, width 32 mm Weight: 252 g

Inscriptions and Marks

SCALE, ARTY, No 2, Mk 1 O.S.11809 R.(N) War Department arrow superimposed on F over 146 SCALE 1 over 25,000 PROV. PAT - 2407/43 WITH 1 over 50000 MAPS DOUBLE SCALE READINGS (in red).

Associations

Places Britain