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Boxwood Spirit Level SL90
Boxwood Spirit Level SL90
Original, quality unusual boxwood triangular spirit level with a brass mounted purple glass bubble tube. The boxwood is impressed "Adams & Co London" and with the registration number for the year 1889. The first we have seen. Complete and in good and working order.

3.25" x 2.5" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Atkins Rosewood Spirit Level SL89
Original, quality late 19th century large Rosewood spirit level with inset brass plates to the ends and sides and a decorative shaped plate with windows to view the spirit bubble. The top plate is detailed "Warranted Correct" and "Atkin & Sons". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A wonderful looking level.

20" x 2.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 265.00


Atkins Rosewood Spirit Level SL89



Brass Cased Spirit Level in Case SL87
Brass Cased Spirit Level in Case SL87
Original, quality pre-war 4" brass spirit level with the original two piece tunnel shaped zinc case. All is complete and in good and working order.

Level 4" x 0.75" x 0.75".

Case 4.5" x 0.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Midland Saw and Tool Co Spirit Level SL79
Original, quality late 19th century fruitwood spirit level with a thick brass plate the total length to both the top and underside. The top has a two section window to view the clear spirit bubble and is stamped "Warranted Correct" and for the manufacturer "Midland Saw and Tool Co Ltd." The two sides also have a small circular viewing hole. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the wood refinished. One old wormhole to one side, well treated, otherwise, all is complete and in good and working order.

15" x 1.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Midland Saw and Tool Co Spirit Level SL79



Rabone Spirit Level SL72
Rabone Spirit Level SL72
Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy mahogany spirit level with a sheet brass top and underside. This superb example has a decorative fretted out window to the top with a clear bubble beneath and is impressed "Warranted Correct" and "John Rabone and Son Maker Birmingham". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

10" x 1.25" and 1.1/8".

 
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Price: 95.00


Sorby Boxwood Rule and Level SL71
Original, quality, late 19th century, boxwood 12" rule calibrated in inches and parts thereof with a brass framed horizontal spirit level mounted in the middle top and a vertical bubble to one end. Each end of the rule also has a brass bound "L" plate 1.5" long up and along. The rule is stamped "Warranted Correct" to one side and "I. Sorby Sheffield" for the maker to the other. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

12" x 1.5" and 0.5".

 
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Price: 125.00


Sorby Boxwood Rule and Level SL71



Brass and Mahogany Spirit Level SL69
Brass and Mahogany Spirit Level SL69
Original, quality, late 19th century, mahogany spirit level with a thick brass plate to the top and a cut out window to view the clear glass bubble. This good example has ten countersunk screws to the top plate, but no maker's name. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

12" x 1.25" and 1".

 
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Price: 75.00


Hosers Ebony Spirit Level SL66
Original, quality, late 19th century, ebony spirit level with brass plates top and bottom, each fixed with eight countersunk steel screws. The top plate has a fretted window to view the clear bubble and is engraved for the manufacturer "Hosers Limited London" and "Warranted Correct". One side of the ebony body is impressed in large letters "GLCC" could this be for The Gas Light and Coke Company ? The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled, complete and in good and working order.

9" x 1" and 1".

 
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Price: 95.00


Hosers Ebony Spirit Level SL66



Rosewood Spirit Level SL62
Rosewood Spirit Level SL62
Original, quality, late 19th century, large Rosewood spirit level with a brass top plate, two end plates to the underside and both a vertical level and a horizontal one. The top brass plate is engraved "Warranted Correct" and "John Rabone and Sons, Birmingham" for the maker. The top brass plate has an open fretted viewing panel to see the horizontal clear bubble and twelve steel screws. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

18" x 2.5" tall and 1.5" wide.

 
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Price: 185.00


Ebony Spirit Level SL61
Original, quality, late 19th century, ebony spirit level with a brass top plate and two end plates to the underside and both a vertical level and a horizontal one. The top brass plate is engraved "Warranted Correct" and "E Preston and Sons, Birmingham, England" for the maker. The top brass plate has a decorative cut viewing panel to see the horizontal clear bubble and six steel screws. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

12" x 1.75" tall and 1.25" wide.

 
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Price: 125.00


Ebony Spirit Level SL61

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