Schick Stadimeter

Description
Schick, best known as a razor manufacturer, made stadimeters for the U.S. Navy during World War II. This example has a telescopic sight, a height scale that read from 50 to 200 feet, and a distance drum that reads from 200 yards to infinity. The instrument bears the inscription "STADIMETER (/) SCHICK INCORPORATED (/) STAMFORD, CONN. U.S.A." and "U.S. NAVY - BU. SHIPS N 14417-1943."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stadimeter
date made
1943
maker
Schick Laboratories
Measurements
box: 6 1/4 in x 12 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 15.875 cm x 32.385 cm x 17.145 cm
stadtimeter: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
overall: 6 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 31.75 cm x 16.51 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Stamford
ID Number
2004.0056.01
catalog number
2004.0056.01
accession number
2004.0056
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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