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Object Name Divider
Catalog Number 1993.8.315
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Steel;
Dimensions H-6 W-3 D-0.5 inches
Description These are steel dividers with square legs tapering to points connected at hinged joint. The curved metal arm is screwed into one leg and extends through a slot in the other leg. There is a thumbscrew at the slot that locks the setting.
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
Measurement
Measures
Measuring
Tools
Equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS