F.55 Data Sheet MJS-p-0295

Dring and Fage, Excise Officers Rule, 1845-1849

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Country: UK Primary construction material: wd Case included?: no

General Description: Early linear alcohol/gauging tax/excise slide rule

Length of 1 decade = 8 in, and overall scale length = 9 in. The largest physical dimension is 10 in.

Front Scales: in Sphd 2ndVar || D1 [ C C ] D2 HsV YsV A [ C C ] SS SegSt || A AF

Back Scales: A [ B B ] SL SegLy 2ndV 1stV A [ B B ] MD

Notes: double slide; Tooley St. (19 & 20) London address; boxwood; brass pins at gauge marks; no Inland Revenue mark

References: https://sliderulemuseum.com/Rarities.htm

Date Acquired: 03/27/2023