A Painted Tunbridge Ware tape measure. c 1800


A wooden Painted Tunbridge Ware tape measure decorated with stripes of red and black. The pink silk tape has lost the first few inches. The first  hand written measurement is at 1/4 yard.

The silk ribbon has been reinforced in places on the reverse and is now stable. The painted wood is in excellent condition.

3 cm high
Diameter of base 2 cm

Stock number      HN25