1957.0026.027 A-C Gauge, side 1
  • 1957.0026.027 A-C Gauge, side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Gauge)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Place of Origin:

    East Hampton, Long Island, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1765

  • Materials:

    Wood; Prunus

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0026.027 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0026.027 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Gauge)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Belin du Pont

Place of Origin

East Hampton, Long Island, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1765

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Side of stem; "ND 1765" ("ND" is conjoined) stamped incuse.
2. Mark; Bottom of stem; "2" to the right of a Maltese cross, which is to the right of an oval shape with a line through its center, which is to the right "I"
3. Mark; Bottom of stem; "[?]" to the right of "O", which is to the right of a Maltese cross, which is to the right of "I"

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Prunus

Dimensions (inches)

2.6 (H) , 9.1 (L) , 2.4 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

6.6 (H) , 23.1 (L) , 6.2 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Nicholson, Peter. 1812 Mechanical Exercises. 60.
For similar gauges see pp. 140-141.
[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
For a description of marking gauges, see page 201-202.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: p. 80.