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Antique Cordage Gauge Callipers, English, Rope, Cable Measure, Rabone, Victorian (1 of 12)
London Fine Ltd
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The Antique Village, The Old Whiteways Cider Factory

Devon

Hele

United Kingdom

EX5 4PW

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Antique Cordage Gauge Callipers, English, Rope, Cable Measure, Rabone, Victorian

REF: 18.8788 / LA426044
£175
€204
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Description
This is a pair of antique cordage gauge callipers. An English, boxwood and brass rope or cable measure by J. Rabone, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Two fascinating 6" 1207 models for measuring the diameter of cable Displays a desirable aged patina, some wear commensurate with use Boxwood frame shows warm biscuit hues and fine grain interest Brass fittings present a lightly polished appearance and light weathering Brass callipers create a demi-lune top edge, situated within a sliding channel Lighter coloured gauge shows breaking loads in tons for galvanised Hawser steel ropes To the reverse, scales for Manila, tarred hemp and cable laid varieties Second gauge with lightly worn markings for rope and chain to front, Hawser and Manila to reverse Both engraved to the edge with 'John Rabone, Birmingham' maker's marks This is a superb pair of antique cordage gauge callipers, with appealing detail for collectors of traditional measuring instruments. The brass adds charming brightwork and a tactile feel in the hand. Delivered polished and ready to enjoy. Dimensions: Max Width: 4.5cm (1.75'') Max Depth: 0.5cm (.25'') Closed Height: 16.5cm (6.5'') Extended Height: 31cm (12.25'') We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques. Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help.
measurements
Height:
16.5 cm
Width:
4.5 cm
Depth:
0.5 cm
Closed Height: 16.5cm (6.5'') Extended Height: 31cm (12.25'')
declaration
London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Cordage Gauge Callipers, English, Rope, Cable Measure, Rabone, Victorian (LA426044) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1900
location
This Antique Cordage Gauge Callipers, English, Rope, Cable Measure, Rabone, Victorian is located in Devon, United Kingdom