Surveyor's Pins

Surveyor's Pins

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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. This set has 12 pins, one of which has a loop at top.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Surveyor's Pins
date made
19th century
late 19th century
Measurements
overall, bundled: 2 in x 16 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 41.91 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
PH.329732
catalog number
329732
accession number
282869
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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