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Marker part, survey

Details

Artifact no.
1994.0450.001
Manufacturer
Unknown
Manufacturer Location
Unknown
Manufactured Date
After 1980
Context Function
TO MARK AND IDENTIFY A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION, AS DETERMINED BY A SURVEYOR.
Context Technical
EXAMPLE OF ALUMINUM MARKER CAP USED DURING THE 1980S+ ON PROPERTY SURVEYS, IE. FARM & RESIDENTIAL LOTS. IT WAS MOUNTED ON A STEEL REINFORCING POST, WHICH WAS THEN FLATTENED AT THE END, TO PREVENT REMOVAL. ALUMINUM WAS, HOWEVER, BRITTLE & COULD BE BROKEN IF STRUCK. THIS STYLE REPLACED THE THREADED CAP 940449.
Context Canada
EXAMPLE OF MARKERS USED ON NS PROVINCIAL LOT OR PROPERTY SURVEYS.
Description
ALUMINUM CAP.
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Finish
BRIGHT SILVER FINISH.
Artifact Markings
" PENALTY FOR REMOVAL/ SURVEY MARKER " cast in raised print on marker top.
Artifact Missing
CAP IS COMPLETE. WOULD HAVE BEEN MOUNTED ON METAL(STEEL ?) POST.
Group 1
Exploration and Survey
Category 1
Landmarks
Subcategory 1
Markers
Material
metal->aluminum
Length
6.4 cm
Width
6.4 cm