Plastic slide rule

Object number

LDVAL 2004.20.3

Date

c 1950

Description

Cream plastic slide rule. Measures inches on front and milimeters on back. In original black leather case marked ?J.A. Vice?. Belonged to Mr John Armston Vice who was a Generation Operation Engineer at Barking Power Station after it opened in 1925 until 1951.

Physical description

Cream plastic ruler with blue markings

Condition

Good, slightly dirty

Type

Electricity supply tools

Size

Ruler length: 140mm
Ruler width: 30mm
Case length: 148mm
Case width: 41mm

Material

Whole: Plastic
Case: Leather

Collection type

Social history, Vice collection

Inscription

Makers Mark Stamped On back: BLAKEBOROUGH
Inscription Tooled On case: J. A. Vice

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1544/3

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Metadata
Start datec 1950
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeElectricity supply tools
Material
Plastic
Leather
Collection type
Social history
Vice collection