Surveyor's Chain


Half-Gunter surveyor’s chain with fifty links that measure 33 feet overall. The inscription on one handle reads "KEUFFEL & ESSER Co NEW YORK 7780C." That on the other reads "TESTED K. & E. 33 FT. STEEL No. 12."

Maker: Keuffel & Esser Co.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Leigh E. Herman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0800.02Accession Number: 1985.0800Catalog Number: 1985.0800.02

Object Name: surveyor's chain

Measurements: overall: 6 cm x 22 cm x 12 cm; 2 3/8 in x 8 21/32 in x 4 23/32 inwire: 2.75 mm; 3/32 inoverall, bundled: 2 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 5 in; 6.35 cm x 26.67 cm x 12.7 cm


Record Id: nmah_882432

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