Artifact Details

Title

Leadbetter slide rule

Catalog Number

XB108.80

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1800

Manufacturer

Dring and Fage Makers, Ltd.

Place Manufactured

U.K.

Identifying Numbers

Model number Leadbetter Slide Rule
Serial number 1938

Dimensions

3/4 x 12 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.

Description

Modified Leadbetter slide rule by Dring and Fage. Wnglish, ca. 1800 No. 1938., Four Sided Slide Rule with Slides on each side, buy Peter Delahar

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