18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany

This extraordinary piece is an antique Ruler from 1757. It is one cubit or ell long and is divided into 24 inches. The inches on the ruler are actually old prussian "zoll" which are 2.615 cm. It folds in the middle so it is 1 Prussian Foot or Shoe long and then it fold halfway again.

The year mark is carved into the hardwood the ruler is made out of. The hinges are made out of brass.

It is in good condition - it only seems to be repaired at one spot (please see pictures)

Feel free to ask any questions.

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18th century Wooden & Brass Folding Ruler / Yardstick from Germany

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