Surveyors Chain

W. F. Stanley and Company Limited, Maker

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W. F. Stanley and Company Limited, Maker
Surveyor's chain with 100 jointed steel rods and twenty-two brass marker tags at regular intervals, brass handles at each end. Used to survey land, and to measure and mark out property boundaries. One chain is equivalent to twenty-two yards (approximately twenty metres), each link measuring just over 200mm.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
STANLEY Maker's Mark
LONDON Maker's Mark
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W. F. Stanley and Company Limited. Surveyors Chain, 1977.87.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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