|Title||Gauge, leather thickness, No. 2 made by Woburn Machine Co., Woburn, MA. Used at R. Neumann & Co., Hoboken, N.J. No date of manufacture, ca. 1930-1960. Used at Neumann up to early 1990s.|
|Object Name||Gauge, Leather|
|Collection||R. Neumann & Co. - Bernheim Collection|
|Credit||Gift of the Bernheim Family.|
Leather thickness gauge No. 2 made by Woburn Machine Co., Woburn, MA. Used at R. Neumann & Co., Hoboken, N.J. No date of manufacture, ca. 1930-1960. Used at Neumann up to early 1990s.
Wood and metal, 6" throat, 1/2" measuring range. Scale calibrated for reading measurements in millimeters (mm) and ounces (ozs.)
Woburn name and model number stamped on frame.
A typical measuring tool used in the tannery operations and leather processing and manufacturing areas of the R. Neumann & Co. plant. Object is from Neumann business premises courtesy of the Bernheim Family.
|Year Range from||1930|
|Year Range to||1960|
R. Neumann & Company
Neumann Leather Company
|Caption||side 1: Woburn mark; model: No. 2|