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Horse Measure M284
Horse Measure M284
Original, quality post-war two metre long horse measuring rule with the adjustable marker with a fitted spirit level. All is calibrated in centimetres to one side and 'Hands' to the other. The top of the rule is detailed for the manufacturer "I & D Smallwood Ltd Birmingham England". The spirit level has brass cover plates, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all has been cleaned and fully overhauled. The rule could well be sycamore and the crossbar is in beech and all is complete and in good and working order.

Rule 82" x 1.25" x 0.5".

Cross brass level 14" x 4.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 185.00


E. Preston Ebony Spirit Level SL100
Original, quality late 19th century brass mounted ebony spirit level. The top brass plate has a decorative window to view the bubble and is impressed "Warranted Correct" and for the maker "E. Preston & Sons Birmingham England". 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.

7/8" tall x 9" long x 0.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00


E. Preston Ebony Spirit Level SL100



Preston Ebony Spirit Level SL99
Preston Ebony Spirit Level SL99
Original, quality late 19th century ebony spirit level with a brass plate to the top, rounded ends, and brass end plates to the underside. The top brass plate has a decorative cut out window to view the clear spirit bubble and is detailed to each end for the manufacturer "E. Preston & Sons" to one and "Improved Warranted Correct" to the other. 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.

9" x 1" tall.

5/8" wide.

 
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Price: 68.00


Starrett USA Engineers Spirit Level SL97
Original, quality 1920's heavy cast iron engineers' spirit level with revolving nickel plated cover to the horizontal glass and with a small bubble to one end. The cover is stamped for the manufacturer "L.S. Starret. Athol. Mass USA" and the cast iron plinth is in the original black paint. Complete and in good and working order.

1.75" tall x 8" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 75.00


Starrett USA Engineers Spirit Level SL97



Brass Spirit Level in Case SL96
Brass Spirit Level in Case SL96
Original, quality late 19th century small brass spirit level with a three window view to the oil bubble and in its original 'D' shaped two piece brass protective cover. The underside of the level is engraved "Underhill, St Marys Gate, Manchester" for the makers. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

Level 4 1/8" x 0.5" x 0.5".

Case 4.5" x 0.75" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 115.00


Onions and Co Rosewood Spirit Level SL91
Original, quality circa 1900, rosewood spirit level with a brass top plate and end plates to the underside, a clear bubble and impressed "Onions & Co Warranted Trademark" to the brass top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10" x 1" tall.

0.75" widest.

 
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Price: 75.00


Onions and Co Rosewood Spirit Level SL91



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


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


Brass Cased Spirit Level in Case SL87



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" x 1.1/8".

 
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Price: 95.00


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. Complete and in good and working order.

9" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 95.00


Hosers Ebony Spirit Level SL66



Ebony Spirit Level SL61
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 x 1.25" wide.

 
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Price: 125.00

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