3 Fold RABONE Ironmongers Rule
A scarce and very good RABONE No.2384 1 foot 3 fold boxwood ironmongers rule with caliper gauge.
Also known as an iron gauge rule.
Clearly marked 'J RABONE & SONS BIRMINGHAM'.
Various scales and divisions, please see close-up images.
The brass calliper slide and boxwood section are both stamped '21'.
Each section is stamped '3', '9' and '1' on the edge, please see close-up image.
11/16 inch wide sections.
A few minor surface staining spots.
Much of the original lacquer finish remains.
A fine and rare example.