Artifact Details

Title

Gauger's slide rule

Catalog Number

B206.82

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1880

Manufacturer

Buss Maker

Place Manufactured

England

Dimensions

1/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.

Description

Two slides - repair to left hand end of lower slide (nicely done and difficult to see but scale markings are missing). "BUSS MAKER 48 HATTON GARDEN LONDON" on side of slide rule. "SEGE ST" and "SEGE LY" printed on slide rule

Category

Pre-computer/slide rule

Subject

Hand calculation; Analog; Oughtred, William

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012