Surveyor's Chain

Surveyor's Chain

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Half-Gunter chain with 50 iron links measuring 33 feet overall, and four brass tags. It was probably used in North America.
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Object Name
Surveyor's Chain
wire: 3 mm; 1/8 in
overall: 33 in; 83.82 cm
overall, bundled: 2 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 5 in; 6.35 cm x 26.67 cm x 12.7 cm
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Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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National Museum of American History
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