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Description
A slide rule - B 170. The rule is a long, thin wooden rectangular shape with a clear Perspex slide in the centre. This slide is affixed to rails on the top and bottom edge, allowing it to move fluidly across the full length of the rule. The top side of the rule has a white paper cover, and divided into three sections. Each section has a scale printed in black. The central section can slide completely out and be used as an independent ruler.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
NOSE HEAVY TAIL HEAVY Printed
All- up weight must not/ exceed 42,000 pounds Printed
Accession No
1978.378.2
Credit Line
Slide Rule, 1978.378.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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