F.317 Data Sheet MJS-p-0309

Stanley, No. 15, c.1858

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

General Description: Early linear carpenter’s slide rule

Length of 1 decade = 11 in, and overall scale length = 11 in. The largest physical dimension is 12 in.

Front Scales: A [ B B ] D4

Back Scales: in

Notes: Early American 2-foot 2-fold carpenter’s rule; Stanley Rule Level Co. No. 15; New Britain, Conn. (no USA); Warranted Boxwood; brass slide

References: ‘Boxwood & Ivory, Stanley Traditional Rules, 1855-1975’, by Philip E. Stanley, Westborough, 1984; https://sliderulemuseum.com/Rarities.htm

Date Acquired: 06/20/2023