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4.20 shaftments is about seven-tenths as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 1.40 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 6 shaftments. Thumb stopped growing at 4.20 shaftments when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
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