Typemeasure and Sheathe

Chesterman, Manufacturer

Circa 1920
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Maker and Role
Chesterman, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1920
Stainless steel "Monotype" typemeasure. 6 metal rulers, each marked to a different scale, pivoted at 1 end. Rulers sit inside a metal casing which protects the blades. The envelope has a finger indentation. Carrying sheathmade of pigskin. Brown, machine-stitched around edges, open at one end. "Monotype" is imprinted on top side in gold.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel/Stainless Steel
Organic/Animal/Skin/Pig Skin
Signature/Marks and Type
"MONOTYPE" Printed
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Credit Line
Chesterman. Circa 1920. Typemeasure and Sheathe, 1986.14. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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