Depth gauge, ca. 2000

Contributed by Davistown Museum


Signed "D & S", the mark on the very rare tools of Darling & Schwartz, Bangor, ME, 1854 - 1866. This is the only known example of this tool -- a treasure from the boomtown years of Bangor, by one of America's finest machinist tool makers. 4" depth gauge on a 3 3/8" long, 15/32" wide japanned base.

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About This Item

  • Title: Depth gauge, ca. 2000
  • Creator: Darling & Schwartz
  • Creation Date: circa 2000
  • Subject Date: circa 1854
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cast iron and steel
  • Local Code: 41203T5
  • Collection: Historic Maritime IV (1840-1865): The Early Industrial Revolution
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
(207) 288-5126

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