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surveyor's Pins (3)

surveyor's Pins (3)

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Description
Surveyors measuring the length of a line used pins to keep track of the number of chains they had used. These three wooden pins were probably used for that purpose.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
taping pins
Measurements
average: 9 7/8 in x 10 mm; 25.0825 cm x 13/32 in
overall: smallest pin: 9 1/8 in x 7/16 in x 5/16 in; 23.1775 cm x 1.11125 cm x.79375 cm
overall: largest pin: 10 13/16 in x 7/16 in x 5/16 in; 27.46375 cm x 1.11125 cm x.79375 cm
ID Number
PH.337240
accession number
1979.0768
catalog number
337240
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