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Object Name Gauge, Plough
Catalog Number 1993.8.169
Maker O.S. Osborne
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Steel;
Dimensions H-2.75 W-5.5 D-5.5 inches
Description This is a hollow cast steel fence block with a pistol grip. The steel stem is adjusted by thumbscrew. There is a sharpened steel blade on the stem secured by a thumbscrew. The stem is calibrated by 1/8" for four inches. It is painted black.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People O.S. Osborne
Subjects Leather industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS