Level Square Compass


Patent model for James R. Abbott, “Improvement in Combined Level, Square, Compass, and Plumb-Staff,” U. S. Patent 51,675 (Dec. 26, 1865). This device combines features of use to a surveyor with others of use to a carpenter. Abbott lived in Midway, Indiana,

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315257Catalog Number: 315257Accession Number: 219305

Object Name: level square compass

Measurements: overall: 3 in x 10 in x 2 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 25.4 cm x 5.715 cmoverall: 3 9/16 in x 10 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 9.04875 cm x 26.3525 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-42d1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1393399

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