What are is a 6 point or 12 point Picas and waht are Agates

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What are is a 6 point or 12 point Picas and waht are Agates

Postby Quickwing » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:22 pm

I found a ruler that has 6 & 12 Pt Picas on one side with inches, and the other has Agates compared to inches. I know they are lengths, but where did they originate.? or what is there use.?
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