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Cutting Gauge - Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 900043

Summary:
Square timber pole with notches of varying widths, depths and spacing cut into it. Probably used to standardise spacings between rails on cattle fences. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.
Description:
Long, narrow piece of timber with horizontal and diagonal notches of varying widths, depths and spacing cut into it. One edge has been painted light brown.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 194.00 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Width), 4.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: working life, livestock, rural industry, livestock sale yards
Themes this item is part of: Administration & Maintenance at the Newmarket Saleyards, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: hand tools
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987

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