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Object Name Caliper, Outside
Catalog Number 1993.8.317
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Steel;
Dimensions H-5.25 W-2.5 D-0.25 inches
Description This is a set of steel outside calipers. There are tiny nibs on the inside of each arm. It has a simple rivet pivot and painted with black enamel.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Machine tools
mass production
interchangable parts
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS