Artifact Details

Title

"Dimmick" yard stick

Catalog Number

102735019

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Braun Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 82.111.01A LLNL deprecated number, written on the object

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 1 in x 36 in

Description

The object is a standard yard stick that was apparently used for a special purpose: a provenance sticker attached to the object reads "The 'Dimmick' yard stick used to clear jammed chip boxes in IBM PHOTOSTORE." Wrapped around one end of the object (the "handle" end?) is tightly attached masking tape.

Category

Ephemera/other

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Lot Number

X4575.2008