Lenox saws ruler

Description (Brief)
An advertising novelty for American Saw & Mfg. Co., maker of Lenox saws. The ruler is a twelve-inch folding ruler made of ivory-grained celluloid. It's marked in inches and centimeters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ruler
date made
1915-1930
maker
Whitehead and Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 32.4 cm x .2 cm; in x 12 3/4 in x 1/16 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
2006.0098.1700
catalog number
2006.0098.1700
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Measuring & Mapping
Advertising
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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