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Vintage Folding Ruler Question... what is the brass part for?

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Does anyone know the purpose of the little brass end on this antique folding ruler?

-- Shore Wildlife Rehab


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#1 posted 245 days ago

It looks like a hinge for the next length with the wood missing.

BJ

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#2 posted 245 days ago

Is is part of the hinge for the rest of ruler. Some older rulers folded out to 36+ inches

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#3 posted 245 days ago

You only have half the ruler.

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#4 posted 245 days ago

Duh!!!! I hadn’t even noticed the numbers on the opposite side were 13 to 24! Thanks guys!!! I had a blonde girl moment! Thanks for the help!

-- Shore Wildlife Rehab

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