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Catalog Number 2015.12.1
Object Name Caliper, Timber
Date 1940s
Title 1940s Caliper
Description Wooden caliper in an "L" shape, with two metal adjustable bolts at the bottom, painted in red "L&F" just above the two bolts. On the opposite side of the painted "L&F" on the ruler section there is the makers mark, and serial number "4309", the vertical portion has ruler markings in inches (goes up to 40 inches). The horizontal portion/bottom of the "L" has two sections which the top one can slide along the ruler length to get a measurement (the top section is able to slide completely off the end of the ruler).
-caliper used for measuring large trees, used in 1940s by Lands and Forests employees
Length (cm) 108.7
Width (cm) 58.4
Height (cm) 2.9
Search Terms Lands and Forests
Forestry
Tree Measurement
Calipers