This tape measure is housed in a stitched seemed leather case. There is a brass central winding mechanism that neatly clips into a central hole when not in use. The leather casing embossed with 'Chesterman's Patent Sheffield' on both sides. The tape is fitted with a brass ring pull fixed to the start of the tape, this allows for the tape to be fixed for long distant measuring. Typically the measurement commences from the outside of the ring at the end of the tape, i.e. ring is included in the measurement. The measurements on the tape are marked in increments of inches and feet on the front side and in pole measurements on the reverse side.
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As we deal in original antique and vintage items, it is worth noting that this object has been pre-loved and will have signs of use, wear and tear. Wherever possible we will always list the condition of the item, but it should be noted that these are not new. We feel this adds patina and creates the beauty of the object. If you have any doubts or questions, PLEASE contact us BEFORE purchasing the item. We also reserve the right to remove or refuse any sale, at which time a full refund would be issued. Please see our terms and conditions of sale.