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66 Foot / 4 Pole Steel Land Surveyor Chain With 3 Spikes, Unmarked, Circa 1890

66 Foot / 4 Pole Steel Land Surveyor Chain With 3 Spikes,  Unmarked,  Circa 1890 Engineering photo   Category : Science & Medicine (Pre-1930) > Engineering
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Uploaded by best-salmon on Aug 9, 2016
        
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Category : Science & Medicine (Pre-1930) > EngineeringItem Id: 165742
Maker: unknown
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The chain consists of 100 individual links connected by iron rings, all 9 unusually large brass tally tags - each shaped to indicate partial chain measurements, and two brass handles
The chain measures 66 feet in length which equals 4 ‘poles’
Edwin Gunter of England initiated its common use for measuring land boundaries in the early 1600s
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