Pipe Pit Gage in Case

Pipe Pit Gage in Case

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Description
This flat metal gage has a movable arm. It was used to measure the depth of pits in pipe. The instrument has a black leather case.
Objects MA.321743 and MA.321744 are very similar.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Gauge
date made
ca 1950
maker
Moorland Company
place made
United States: Oklahoma, Tulsa
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
leather (case material)
Measurements
overall:.3 cm x 8.1 cm x 14 cm; 1/8 in x 3 3/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
MA.321744
catalog number
321,744
accession number
246,883
Credit Line
Transfer from Interstate Commerce Commission
subject
Mathematics
oil
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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