MEASURING TOOLS FOR SALE This is a list of measuring tools for sale. Some of them will have a button to click to see a picture. Instead of having to load each image to continue, just scroll this list and click to see an image. This section has Squares, Bevel Squares, Angle Dividers, Marking Gauges, Machinist Tools, Trammels, Rules and Tape Measures

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Squares

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  1. L. S. STARRETT 18 INCH COMBO SQUARE SET. Crisp, 4R graduated, 18 inch, hardened rule. Has combo square head with level and scribe, center head and protractor head. Almost all of the black crinkle paint remains, Fine ........ $95.00
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  2. BROWN & SHARPE, 12 INCH COMBO SQUARE SET. Crisp, 4R graduated, hardened rule. Has a hardened combo square head with level and scribe, hardened center head and protractor head. Almost all of the black crinkle paint remains, Fine ........ $85.00
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  3. MASS. TOOL CO.,DRAUGHTSMAN'S PROTRACTOR. Made and sold by Goodell Pratt. Has the Jan. 17, 1893 patent date stamped on the back. 9 inch arms lock from 0 to 90 degrees, with a Verneir reading to five minutes. Nickel plated, G+ ........ $75.00
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  4. L. S. STARRETT 6 INCH COMBO SQUARE. 4R graduated rule, Missing about 30% of the black paint on the high spots, and missing the scribe, G+ ........ $22.00
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  5. GOODELL PRATT 12 INCH COMBO SQUARE SET, Another high-quality manufacturer. With combo head, center head, and protractor. Has level in the body and protractor, but no scribe, No. 4 graduations. Almost all of the japanning remains, G++ ........ $85.00
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  6. FITCHBURG TOOL CO., 12 INCH COMBO SQUARE, Has level and a scribe. G+ ........ $20.00
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  7. LUFKIN RULE CO., 9 INCH COMBO SQUARE, Hardened head, tempered blade has No. 4 graduations. Has a few little paint spots, G++ ........Sold $30.00
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  8. BROWN & SHARPE 18 INCH COMBO SQUARE RULE, The rule only. 4R graduations. Tempered. Has a few dings and light stain spots, but quite usable, G+ ........ $25.00
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  9. L. S. STARRETT PROTRACTOR HEAD For combination square. Reversible, so, it can be used on both sides, which comes in handy. 99% smooth black finish, Fine ........Sold $30.00
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  10. BROWN & SHARPE PROTRACTOR HEAD For combination square. Reversible, so, it can be used on both sides, which comes in handy. Has a level on the other side that can't be seen in the picture. 97% smooth black finish, Fine ........ $30.00
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  11. STANLEY NO. 12, Improved Try Square, 12 inch size, early nickel-plated cast iron w/ Stanley cast in the handle, some remnants of gray paint, G+ ........ $50.00
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  12. STANLEY NO. 20, Try Square, 7 1/2 inch size, Sweetheart mark on the blade, rosewood handle, G++ ........Sold $25.00
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  13. STANLEY NO. 21, Try Square, 9 inch size, nickel-plated cast iron w/ slot in the blade, G+ ........ $45.00
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  14. STANLEY NO. 12TS, Improved Try Square, 12 inch size, late model with black frame which is cut on an angle to be a miter square, too. G+ ........ $45.00
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  15. STANLEY NO. 12, Improved Try Square, 4 inch size, nickel-plated cast iron w/ Stanley cast in the handle, G+ ........ $15.00
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  16. STANLEY NO. 1, Try & Miter Square, 6 inch size, Sweetheart mark on the blade, most of the nickel-plating remains, G+ ........ $35.00
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  17. HENRY DISSTON & SONS, 10 inch Try Square, English and Metric graduations, brass-plated rosewood handle, G++ ........ $95.00
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  18. HENRY DISSTON & SONS, PHILADELPHIA, 6 inch Try Square with steel wear strip and trim - possibly WW II, G+ ....... Sold $45.00
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  19. STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO., NO.1, Improved Try Square, 6 inch, ungraduated, rosewood filled cast iron-framed handle, ca. 1880, G+ .................. $50.00
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  20. STANLEY FOUR SQUARE TRY &: MITRE SQUARE, 7 inch combination square, Sweetheart mark and pat 1-23-17 stamped on the blade, 98% of the japanning and remnants of the foursquare decal remain, G+ ............................ $55.00
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Framing Squares

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  1. DURY & SHINN MFG. CO, NY, UNIVERSAL SQUARE, Pat'd May 18, 1902. 11 inches long. Has 90 and 45 degree edges and an offset 90 degree angle that can be setto different rafter pitches to mark the ridge-cut, bird'smouth and rafter tail, G+ .......... $65.00
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  2. SOUTHINGTON HDW. CO., TAKE-DOWN SQUARE, Tightened with a big screw-slotted cam. Tapered ends, rafter scales, G+ .......... $60.00
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  3. EAGLE SQUARE MFG. CO. FRAMING SQUARE, Tapered blade, rafter tables, G+ ..........Sold $35.00
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  4. KEEN KUTTER K NO. 100 FRAMING SQUARE, Tapered blade, rafter tables, G+ .......... $40.00
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  5. SOUTHINGTON CUTLERY CO., 6 inch framing square, G++ ........ $30.00
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Bevel Squares

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  1. DARLING BROWN & SHARPE, BEVEL PROTRACTOR. With 10 inch sliding arm. ca. 1870s, G+ ........... $125.00
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  2. L. S. STARRETT CO., NO. 437, BUILDER'S COMBINATION TOOL, with a correct 18 inch rule. The square can be set accurately by degrees and there are four level vials in the head, so, it can function in any direction. The owner wrote his name on the rule and initials on the head, otherwise, it has all of its shiny japanning, G+ ........... $185.00
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  3. ZENITH 6 inch bevel, made by DISSTON G+................. $20.00
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  4. H. DISSTON & SONS, PHILADELPHIA, 8 inch bevel, G++................. $25.00
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  5. H. DISSTON & MORSS, PHILADELPHIA, 12 inch bevel, This one has the decorative thumbscrew with the little tit on top, that fits the Fisher Patent bevel, G+................. $45.00
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  6. STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO. NO. 25, 6 inch Sliding T bevel,Rosewood handle, made in USA mark on the blade. Missing some lacquer on the rosewood. Has most of the blueing on the blade. In great working condition, G++ ........... $25.00
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  7. STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO. NO. 25, 10 inch Sliding T bevel,made in USA mark stamped on blade, nice dark rosewood, G+ ........... $25.00
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  8. SOUTHINGTON HARDWARE, 12 inch Sliding T bevel,Beech handle, brass trim, G++ ........... $25.00
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  9. STANLEY DEFIANCE, Sliding T bevel, Blued steel. Virtually all of the original finish remains, Fine ........... $22.00
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  10. MARSHALL WELLS, 6 inch bevel, large logo cast in the frame. Made by Disston, Pat Oct 29, '07 stamped on the frame, G++ ......... $50.00
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  11. STANLEY NO. 18, EUREKA FLUSH T BEVEL, 6 inch, Made in USA logo cast in body, 99% of the nickel plating remains. Very crisp, Fine ........... $35.00
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  12. STANLEY NO. 18, EUREKA FLUSH T BEVEL, 6 inch, 7-14-08 cast in body, 90% of the nickel plating remains. G++ ........... $25.00
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  13. STANLEY NO. 18, EUREKA FLUSH T BEVEL, 8 inch, Made in USA logo cast in body, almost all of the nickel plating remains, G+ ........... $32.00
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  14. STANLEY NO. 18, EUREKA FLUSH T BEVEL, 8 inch, 7-14-08 patent date cast in body. Not much nickel on the body, but the blade is pretty nice, G+ ........... $16.00
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  15. DISSTON No. 3, 8 inch cast iron bevel. Nickel plated. Like the Stanley No. 18, it has the tightening screw in the end. 97% nickel plating remains,Fine ...........Sold $35.00
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Angle Dividers

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  1. STANLEY NO. 30 ANGLE DIVIDER, Made in USA mark, used to divide or bisect an angle where two boards need to be cut to fit. 98% of the nickel-plating remains, Fine ..... $110.00
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  2. STANLEY NO. 31 ANGLE DIVIDER, the early model with a rosewood body. Script logo on the blade. Has almost all of its nickel plating. A. J. Gilliam stamped his name on it a couple of times, but this is a very nice example of a rare tool, G++ ..... $195.00
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Marking Gauges

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  1. STANLEY NO. 61, MARKING GAUGE, Basic beech with beech thumbscrew. Made in USA logo. New-old stock. Fine+ ............Sold $15.00
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  2. STANLEY NO. 65, MARKING GAUGE, Boxwood. Sweetheart logo on the stem. Very crisp, Fine ............ $50.00
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  3. STANLEY NO. 68, MARKING AND MORTICE GAUGE, Sweetheart logo on the head. Beech with brass thumbscrew. This is the uncomon one with the beech slide, G++ ............ $70.00
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  4. STANLEY NO. 71, MARKING GAUGE, Made in USA logo. Has two beams to set individually or to use for a mortise, almost all of its original finishes remain, Fine ................. $60.00
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  5. STANLEY NO. 77, MORTICE GAUGE, Marked with the Sweetheart logo on the head, which is rare. Has two nice, long points with a slide on one side to use for a mortise, and one point on the other as a marking gauge. A crisp example with almost all of its original finishes, Fine ..........Sold $95.00
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  6. STANLEY NO. 77, MORTICE GAUGE, Unmarked but made by Stanley. Has two nice, long points with a slide on one side to use for a mortise, and one point on the other as a marking gauge. Has seen some use, but still quite serviceable, G+ ........Sold $50.00
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  7. STANLEY NO. 85 1/2, PANEL GAUGE, Rosewood panel gauge marked with the Stanley mark, Pat'd Aug 5, 1873. Has some minor tool-box scuffing but quite crisp. Hard to find in this condition, Fine .................Sold $135.00
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  8. STANLEY NO. 91 MARKING & MORTICE GAUGE, Two adjustable arms. Graduated. WW II model is japanned. Has some light patina, G++ ............ $24.00
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  9. STANLEY NO. 91 MARKING & MORTICE GAUGE, Two adjustable arms. Graduated. 90% nickel plating remains. A small groove has been worn on the face, but that shouldn't affect use. The box is oily and the label fell off, but is still inside, G++ ............ $24.00
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  10. STANLEY NO. 93 BUTT & RABBET GAUGE, Sweetheart mark on the body. 98% of the nickel plating remains. Can also be used as a marking and mortise gauge, Fine ............ $70.00
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  11. STANLEY NO. 94 BUTT GAUGE, Used for laying out door hinges. It's also useful as a marking gauge. Sweetheart logo stamped on the screw. 95% nickel plating remains, G++ ............ $22.00
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  12. STANLEY NO. 95 BUTT GAUGE, Used for laying out door hinges. It's also useful as a marking gauge. Made in USA logo cast in the body. 99% nickel plating remains. The original box is missing the bottom, Fine ............ Sold $30.00
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  13. STANLEY NO. 95 BUTT GAUGE, Used for laying out door hinges. It's also useful as a marking gauge. 2-28-11 patent date cast in the body. 80% nickel plating remains, G+ ............ $15.00
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  14. STANLEY NO. 98, MARKING AND MORTISE GAUGE One side of the arms have the usual points, the other, the pizza-wheels for marking difficult grain. Made in USA logo, has two steel beams to set individually or to use for a mortise. This probably WW II model is japanned, almost all of its original finishes remain, Fine ........Sold $45.00
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  15. STANLEY NO. 161 MARKING GAUGE (this one is marked on the stem), beech, with the patented brass plate with two bumps to allow marking straight or curved surfaces, G+ ............. Sold $65.00
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  16. NICHOLLS NO. 17 MARKING AND MORTISE GAUGE, Cast iron. Patented on July 25, 1911 by Albert Harvie. One side has a point and the other has two toothed rollers, G+ ........... $65.00
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  17. LEAVITT MACH. CO. ROLLER GAUGE, Double arm. Pat'd June 12, 1888 stamped on the head.These are very high quality, with the pizza-wheel cutters. Almost all of the nickel plating remains, Fine .............Sold $50.00
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  18. LEAVITT MACH. CO. ROLLER GAUGE, Double arm. Pat'd June 12, 1888 stamped on the head.These are very high quality, with the pizza-wheel cutters. 85% of the nickel plating remains, G+ ............. $25.00
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  19. A & E. BALDWIN MARKING GAUGE, This one is made from fruitwood. It's rare to find a marking gauge made by a planemaker. The Baldwin brothers were in business together from 1830-41. It has some wear from use, G+ ..............Sold $45.00
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  20. ROSEWOOD MORTISE GAUGE, This one is made from rosewood with brass trim. Although it is unmarked, the bulls-eye trim decorations were used by the M. M. Brainard firm. It is in overall very crisp condition with just a few minor scuffs. Has a full brass wear plate. Any user would be proud to own it, and it would also fit well on most collector's shelves, Fine ..............Sold $65.00
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  21. ROSEWOOD MORTISE GAUGE, unmarked, small owner's initials in sides of head, slide adjusted by a brass thumbscrew on the end, minor wear, quite nice, G+ .............. $35.00
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  22. GOODELL PRATT COMPANY, DOUBLE BEAM ROLLER GAUGE. Both stems are graduated in 32nds, G++ ....................... $55.00
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  23. STEARNS NO. 85 BUTT GAUGE, nickel-plated cast iron, G+ ....................... $25.00
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Caliper Squares

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  1. STARRETT, NO. 424, CALIPER SQUARE, 5 inch, Caliper is graduated in 32nds and 64ths, G++ .......... $25.00
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  2. BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO., NO. 570, VERNEIR CALIPER SQUARE, 13 inch, G++ .......... $65.00
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Machinist Tools

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  1. L. S. STARRETT. NO. 53, Micrometer Surface Gauge, 12 inch (pre-1900 mark). Another hard to find classic American surface gauge. This gauge has a turned and polished base, a two-piece spindle that can take an extension, a micrometer adjusting nut, and a knurled cam on the base that releases and locks the spindle for adjusting. This one is in shiny-nice condition, Fine .................. $225.00
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  2. STARRETT NO. 90 IMPROVED DIVIDERS. An early example of this forged bronze divider that has the Sept 24, 1889 patent date. Finely made and nickel plated, it comes with long and short points and inside and outside calipers. Fine .......... $175.00
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  3. BROWN &: SHARPE, NO. 1161, 12 Inch Dividers. Has finial on the top. The arms have split chucks to hold the legs. A pencil can be substituted for one of the legs, but, it's going to have to be a skinny one. Will also take caliper legs, Fine ......... $55.00
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  4. WM. JOHNSON, NEWARK, DIVIDERS, 8 inch, tempered. One point is removed and there is a pencil, G++ ........... $26.00
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  5. J. STEVENS A. & T. CO. 6 INCH SPRING DIVIDERS, the company that made firearms and precision tools. Has a finial at the top. Light patina but crisp, G+ ........Hold $60.00
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  6. E. C. ATKINS WIRE GAUGE, English Standard. The long, oval shape made by this saw manufacturer, G++ ........ $40.00
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  7. L. S. STARRETT. NO. 56, 4 inch Toolmaker's Universal Surface Gauge, Early model with the March 17, 1897 patent date. R A stamped his initials on it, G+ ....... $45.00
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  8. L. S. STARRETT. 18 inch Inside-Outside Caliper with fine adjustment, G+ .................. $40.00
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  9. L.S. STARRETT CO., 8 Inch inside/outside Transfer Calipers, Lock-joint with fine adjustment, May 21, 1885 patent date. After the caliper is set, you can release one leg to get out of tight places, G+ ........................ $25.00
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  10. L.S. STARRETT CO., 8 Inch inside/outside Calipers. Firm joint with fine adjustment. April 16, 1901 patent date, G+ ........................ $20.00
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  11. L.S. STARRETT CO., 12 Inch inside/outside Calipers, Lock-joint with fine adjustment, May 21, 1885 patent date. , G+ ........... $26.00
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  12. L. S. STARRETT. NO. 57, 9 inch Universal Surface Gauge, Still has almost all of its shiny japanning, G++ .................. $45.00
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  13. STARRETT NO. 576 OUTSIDE MICROMETER,This 0 - 1/2 inch Outside Micrometer has a rounded anvil which permits a single point of contact for accurate measurement. Will measure cylinders with walls up to 1/2 inch thick and inside diameters down to 4/16 inch. Like new in it's original box. .......... $65.00
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Trammels

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  1. STANLEY NO. 2 TRAMMELS. Marked Stanley on the points. The medium-sized brass trammels. Cross-hatch design. Includes pencil holder. Fine ...... $125.00
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  2. STANLEY NO. 2 TRAMMELS. Early type with design cast in the brass. The medium-sized brass trammels, G+ ...... $80.00
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  3. L.S. STARRETT CO., COOKES PATENT TRAMMEL POINTS.The early ones with nickel-plated brass, G++ ...... $40.00
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  4. L.S. STARRETT CO. NO. 51 EXTENSION BEAM TRAMMELS. Early style, nickel-plated, on a 26 inch beam. Includes straight, caliper and inside-outside points. G+ ...... $65.00
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Rules and Tape Measures

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  1. STANLEY, NO. 7, BLINDMAN'S RULE, Two-foot four-fold boxwood rule. Sweetheart mark. The brass hasn't been cleaned, G+ ...............Sold $95.00
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  2. STANLEY, NO. 136, CALIPER RULE, 4 inch boxwood rule with brass caliper. Made in USA mark, Fine ........... $20.00
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  3. LUFKIN NO. 372, CALIPER RULE, (Stanley No. 36 1/2) One-foot, two-fold boxwood rule with brass caliper. There is a slight bow in the legs, but the caliper seems to fit down tight on the end, Fine ........... $35.00
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  4. STANLEY, NO. 42, SHIP CARPENTER'S BEVEL, One foot boxwood rule with two brass bevels. The brass hasn't been cleaned. There is a two inch stain on the back, but the rule is in pretty crisp condition, G+ ............... $50.00
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  5. STANLEY, NO. 62, FOLDING RULE, Two-foot, four-fold Brass-Bound boxwood rule. S R & L mark. There are some stains on the outside and some patina on the brass, but, it is clearly readable and a good user. ........... $30.00
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  6. STANLEY VICTOR NO.204F ZIG ZAG RULE, 4 foot, Sweetheart logo. Yellow enamel, some edge wear, G+ ...................Sold $30.00
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  7. DURALL EXTENSION RULE, 6 foot, Brass slide, Fine ................... $15.00
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  8. THE LUFKIN RULE CO., NO. 1206, Saginaw, Mich. Aluminum 6 foot Zig Zag, G++ ................... $55.00
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  9. LUFKIN, NO. X46, Zig Zag Extension Rule, 6 foot, Brass slide, Fine ................... $25.00
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  10. LUFKIN, NO. 064, Zig Zag Rule, Red End, 4 foot, Fine ...................Sold $22.00
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  11. MASTER RULE MFG. CO., STREAMLINE NO. 406 TAPE MEASURE, 6 foot, with lever lock and inside measure reading on the bottom, G+ .......... $20.00
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  12. LUFKIN EXECUTIVE DIAMETER WHITE CLAD TAPE RULE, 6 foot tape that measures diameter to 64ths of an inch, in the original box, Like new ............ $65.00
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  13. STANLEY DEFIANCE NO. 1261 TAPE RULE, 6 foot tape measure, Fine ............ $25.00
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  14. LUFKIN WIZARD NO. 686, Saginaw, Mich, 6 foot tape measure, Fine ............ $25.00
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  15. CARLSON & SULLIVAN, MONROVIA, Advertising tape measure for the California Ink Co. Measures in inches agates and picas, G+ ............ $35.00
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