Soldiers Length Meter

An unusual Lenght Meter for measuring recruits for the Dutch Army.

Completely made out of oak with a steel inlaid platform. Measuring up to 2 meters along a brass engraved meter. Sliding piece with steel springs and brass adjusting knob. Several calibration marks for sequenced years.

In good condition.

Total heigth: 240 cm.

Holland, ca 1900

Now in use by Annie M. G. Schmidtschool, Amsterdam.

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