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pick counter

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Description
This brass pick (thread) counter is marked “Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.” and “Providence, R.I. U.S.A.” and “STANDARD.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thread counting micrometer
pick counter
Date made
19th century
maker
Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company
manufacturer
Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
manufacturer
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall (closed): 9/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 2 1/16 in; 1.42875 cm x 5.55625 cm x 5.23875 cm
ID Number
2017.0234.02
catalog number
2017.0234.02
accession number
2017.0234
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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