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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
Catalog Number 2014.070.2001
Collection R. Neumann & Co. - Bernheim Collection
Credit Gift of the Bernheim Family.
Description 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.
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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.
Date 1930-1960
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms R. Neumann & Company
Neumann Leathers
Neumann Leather Company
Caption side 1: Woburn mark; model: No. 2
Imagefile 321\20140702001.tif
Classification Tannery
Leathers
Manufacturing