Blacksmith's rule and calipers (2); J Rabon, Birmingham; Unknown maker; Unknonwn...

Name/Title

Blacksmith's rule and calipers (2)

About this object

Blacksmith's rule and 2 pair of calipers. Belonged to the late W Sutherland Bannockburn Blacksmith. Known throughout Otago for sluice pipe making. a. Rule - 'J Rabon and Sons Birmingham'. Varnished brass 1 - 24 inches. Hinged at middle split at 12"; b. Wrought iron wing calipers; c. Calipers with no arm between.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

J Rabon, Birmingham

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknonwn

Place Made

Unknown

Place Notes

Note: Ruler manufactured in Birmingham, England

Medium and Materials

a. Brass
b. Wrought iron

Inscription and Marks

Rule: "J Rabon and Sons, Birmingham"

Measurements

a. Rule (in half) - H 2mm x L 315mm x W 19mm
b. H 12mm x L 212mm x W 35mm (excluding wing)
c. H 8mm x L 191mm x W28mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Blacksmith tools

Subject and Association Keywords

Tools

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Tools, blacksmithing

Object number

CR1977.1002

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