Tape measure and Reel

J Rabone and Sons Makers, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
J Rabone and Sons Makers, Manufacturer
Description
Surveyor's measuring tape, made by J. Rabone & Sons. The tape is a solid metal strip. There is a metal loop at the end of the tape. The reel that the tape is wound around is metal with remnants of black paint on it. There is a leather handle attached to the reel. There is a rotating handle on the opposite side of the reel to wind the tape.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
J. RABONE & SONS / MAKERS / BIRMINGHAM / ENGLAND Maker's Mark
Accession No
F207.2001
Credit Line
J Rabone and Sons Makers. Tape measure and Reel, F207.2001. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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