F.95 Data Sheet MJS-p-0298

Gill, Comparative Rule, 1816-1824

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Country: UK Primary construction material: wd Case included?: yes

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

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

Front Scales: shillings [ proof ] shillings

Back Scales: gallons [ proof ] gallons

Notes: Comparative Rule, part of a Sikes Hydrometer set made by Thomas Gill, London (in business 1806-1824)

References: JOS V10.1 p30, 2001; Jour. Brewery Hist. Soc. Note 124/5, p15, 2007

Date Acquired: 04/14/2023