Engineer's Chain

Engineer's Chain

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Engineer's chain with one hundred iron links, each with two connecting rings; a brass tally every ten links; a wrapped wire swivel at fifty feet and a brass Dee handle at each end. One side of the fifty-foot tally is stamped "CHESTERMAN SHEFFIELD, ENGr." and the “JC” trade mark.
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Object Name
chain, engineer's
Chesterman, Mr. A. E.
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield
wire: 2.8 mm; 1/8 in
overall: 87 mm; 3 7/16 in
overall, bundled: 3 1/2 in x 13 in x 5 in; 8.89 cm x 33.02 cm x 12.7 cm
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National Museum of American History
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