Unusual MARPLES Combination Square - 12 inch
An unusual combination try square and rule by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Brass plated rosewood stock with shield.
Very faintly marked 'HIBERNIA WM.MARPLES & SON SHEFFIELD' on one side of the stock - please see close-up image
The 12 inch (from the top of the stock) steel blade is graduated in eighths on both sides.
A few surface pitting and staining spots, knocks and scratches.
Previous owner's mark 'JHB' to the stock.
87/16 by 1313/16 inches overall.