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Horse measuring rule, 1877

Although it may look like a fancy walking stick this is actually a ruler for measuring the height of horses. Horses are measured in hands and inches (one hand measures four inches, or 10.2 cm) from their 'withers' to the ground.

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NAM. 1960-07-190-1


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National Army Museum, Soldier gallery

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