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I had some time to kill late Friday afternoon waiting for my wife to get off work so we could pick-up the truck from the transmission transplant. I hadn't been to the local flea market since well before Christmas...Pretty much the same 'ole, same 'ole. On the way out one booth has a variety of tools but most are of little value. I did however stumble upon this laying under some junk. @John Moody you wanted proof and more details of the find. So you know, I trudged out to the garage today, 18o, wind blowing, barefoot, waist high snow, uphill both ways to find my magnifying glass.
Upson Nut Co Andrew Upson was the President of the Upson Nut Co which was established in 1872. The Standard Rule Co was the youngest firm in this group. Standard Ruleâ€™s factory was located in Unionville, Connecticut. Within three years the Standard Rule co had become the fourth largest ruler manufacturer in the United States. It is not known if they began operation from scratch or by purchasing another rule manufacturer. The Standard Rule Co. used the same nomenclature and rule numbering as Stanley. By the turn of the century most small rule makers in the United States had either ceased