RABONE 1206 Boxwood Rope Gauge - BRITISH ROPES LIMITED
A probably unused No.1206 boxwood and brass rope gauge by RABONE of Birmingham.
Marked 'J.RABONE & SONS MAKERS MADE IN ENGLAND' on one edge and 'LONDON No1206' to the right of the brass caliper slide.
Various scales for steel, manila and sisal rope.
Metric scale on one edge with both sides of the caliper slide divided in millimeters or inches.
Retains almost all of its original lacquer finish.
47/16 inches by 23/4 inches overall.
A fine example.