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    Can any of you remember using one of these

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    Post by Gypsy on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 18:06

    I have just been watching Flog It and a guy has sold a slide rule for 130 quid. I never knew how to use one but Jim said it was dead easy.

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    Adam Mint
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    Post by Adam Mint on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 18:20

    Remember being shown how to use one either at school or college, but never used one in reall life, did the calculator take over...

    Was it special that it went for £130, or are they a rare item now...
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 18:50

    I've got one in my drawer somewhere. Bought it when I was at school.



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    Adam Mint
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    Post by Adam Mint on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 18:54

    Your round Cam...

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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 19:01

    It's similar to the one in Gypsy's photo, made of plastic...Can any of you remember using one of these 3025408739 



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    Post by Gypsy on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 19:50

    The one on Flog it was made of wood and was used by Customs and Excise something to do with measuring spirits and beers. They thought it dated to around 1870s
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 20:17

    Ah, mine is late '60s, early '70s...Can any of you remember using one of these 3025408739 



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    Post by Adam Mint on Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 10:46

    Well based on the info given, on a pro-rata basis yours is worth £39.13 Cam...

    I'll settle a half then...

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    Post by Topdog on Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 12:25

    If you put the slide bit to 130 Cam, you can read what yours is worth, somewhere there is a zero in the answer.

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