Shop for old used wooden folding rulers, parallel rules and steel rulers. We often stock rulers from past tool makers like: John Rabone, Hockley Abbey, Chesterman and Edward Preston.

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Old Keyzor & Bendon (London) Wooden Rule - 24" (Boxwood)
Old Keyzor & Bendon (London) Wooden Rule - 24" (Boxwood)
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Old Keyzor & Bendon (London) Wooden Rule - 24" (Boxwood)

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  • £30.00

An old scarce Keyzor & Bendon imperial 24" Folding Rule. This old Keyzor & Bendon rule is marked 'Keyzor & Bendon, London, Best Box'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Old Wooden Folding Rule - 24" (Boxwood)
Old Wooden Folding Rule - 24" (Boxwood)
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Old Wooden Folding Rule - 24" (Boxwood)

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  • £16.00

An old imperial 24" Folding Rule.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Old Calipers, Dividers, Rule, Square
Old Calipers, Dividers, Rule, Square
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Old Calipers, Dividers, Rule, Square

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  • £25.00

Old Calipers, Dividers, Rule, Square including an Edward Preston square and a 6" Chesterman Rule.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Old Small Lufkin Steel Rule No. 2707 - 4" (USA)
Old Small Lufkin Steel Rule No. 2707 - 4" (USA)
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Old Small Lufkin Steel Rule No. 2707 - 4" (USA)

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An Old Small Lufkin Steel Rule No. 2707 - 4" (USA) Marked 'No 2707, The Lufkin Rule Co, Saginaw, USA'. The rule is marked with a multitude of measurement markings with many different increments including some ultra fine increments. These tools came from an old engineer and his father before him, ...

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Old Stanley Level No. 313 - 24" + Brown & Sharpe Rule (USA)
Old Stanley Level No. 313 - 24" + Brown & Sharpe Rule (USA)
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Old Stanley Level No. 313 - 24" + Brown & Sharpe Rule (USA)

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Old Stanley Level No. 313 - 24" (USA) in a fitted wooden box with green baise lining. and Brown & Sharpe Rule - 24" (USA) The rule is marked 'Brown & Sharpe MFG Co, Providence, RI, USA, Tempered No 4, 300'. The rule is marked out in inches with edge's respectively in 1/8's, 1/16's, 1/32's...

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Old Starrett ZigZag Rule No. 451 - 24" (USA) C.1911
Old Starrett ZigZag Rule No. 451 - 24" (USA) C.1911
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Old Starrett ZigZag Rule No. 451 - 24" (USA) C.1911

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An Old Starrett ZigZag Rule No. 451 - 24" (USA) C.1911. Marked 'Pat Mar 14, 1911, No 451, The LS Starrett Co, Athol, Mass, USA, Tempered'. This old Starret rule is in super condition for its age. This tool came from an old engineer and his father before him, a lot of his tools appear to date to 1...

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Collection Of Tools
Collection Of Tools
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Collection Of Tools

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A collection of tools including: level marking gauge calipers pincers bradawls / awls 2x pliers   Condition: bubbles in tact, please see photos for condition.

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Miniature Lufkin Wooden Folding Rule No.465 (Boxwood)
Miniature Lufkin Wooden Folding Rule No.465 (Boxwood)
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Miniature Lufkin Wooden Folding Rule No.465 (Boxwood)

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  • £40.00

A rare, very small 12" Lufkin wooden folding rule no. 465 This rule is marked out in inches up to 12". Marked 'Lufkin, ENo 465, Made In USA'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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15x Old Measuring Rules (Boxwood) (Display/Prop)
15x Old Measuring Rules (Boxwood) (Display/Prop)
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15x Old Measuring Rules (Boxwood) (Display/Prop)

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15x Old Wooden Measuring Rules (Display/Prop/Spares & Repairs/Art)   Condition: all have problems, please see photos for condition.

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Rabone Chesterman Combi Square and Rabone Try Square
Rabone Chesterman Combi Square and Rabone Try Square
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Rabone Chesterman Combi Square and Rabone Try Square

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  • £39.00

Rabone Chesterman Combi Square (12") and Rabone Try and Mitre Square No. 1908 (5" on top edge, 4" on bottom edge). Condition: combi square bubble in tact, the meaurement markings on the Rabone try mitre square have faded, please see photos for condition.

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Picador Combi Square and Protractor Depth Gauge
Picador Combi Square and Protractor Depth Gauge
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Picador Combi Square and Protractor Depth Gauge

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  • £35.00

Picador Combi Square No 370 (Made In England) and Protractor Depth Gauge No 69 (Made In England). See also the 'Picador' Tools Sign we have for sale. Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Moore & Wright Protractor Depth Gauge No. 45
Moore & Wright Protractor Depth Gauge No. 45
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Moore & Wright Protractor Depth Gauge No. 45

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Moore & Wright Protractor Depth Gauge No. 45   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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2x Moore & Wright Rules - No. 422A, 427A
2x Moore & Wright Rules - No. 422A, 427A
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2x Moore & Wright Rules - No. 422A, 427A

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2x Old Moore & Wright Precision Rules - No. 422A (12"), 427A (6") In original packets, appear unopened. Packets say 'Moore & Wright (Sheffield) Ltd, Handsworth Road, Sheffield, 13, England'. Condition: please see photos for condition.

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3x Moore & Wright Rules - No. 422A, 423A, 426A
3x Moore & Wright Rules - No. 422A, 423A, 426A
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3x Moore & Wright Rules - No. 422A, 423A, 426A

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3x Old Moore & Wright Precision Rules - 6" - No. 422A, 423A, 426A In original packets, appear unopened. Packets say 'Moore & Wright (Sheffield) Ltd, Handsworth Road, Sheffield, 13, England'. Condition: please see photos for condition.

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10x Old Harling (London) Wooden Rules (Boxwood)
10x Old Harling (London) Wooden Rules (Boxwood)
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10x Old Harling (London) Wooden Rules (Boxwood)

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  • £95.00

10x Super, Old Harling (London) Wooden Rules.   Condition: please see photos for condition

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6x Old Rules (Boxwood)
6x Old Rules (Boxwood)
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6x Old Rules (Boxwood)

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6x Old Rules including a John Rabone Rule No 1573, a London advertising rule 'Chiswell Street, London', a Coudsell 1918 rule (WWI) and three others.   Condition: please see photos for condition

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Vintage Rebau Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)
Vintage Rebau Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)
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Vintage Rebau Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)

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A vintage Rebau Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)   Condition: general photos, more than one available at time of listing, please see photos for similar condition you can expect

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Old Rabone Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
Old Rabone Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
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Old Rabone Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)

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An old imperial John Rabone Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 2ft / 24".   Condition: slight bit of common warping, please see photos for condition.

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Old Rabone Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
Old Rabone Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
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Old Rabone Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)

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An old, super wooden Rabone Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 24" / 2ft. The rule is marked 'J Rabone & Sons, Birmingham, Made In England' and advertising 'HEO.MAT FLAT OIL PAINT, For Walls And Ceilings'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Vintage Metric Rule - 1m (Boxwood)
Vintage Metric Rule - 1m (Boxwood)
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Vintage Metric Rule - 1m (Boxwood)

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A nice Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in millimeters up to 1m. The rule is marked 'C Brewer & Sons Ltd'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 (Boxwood)
Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 (Boxwood)
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Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 (Boxwood)

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An old imperial Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 2ft / 24".   Condition: slight bit of common warping, please see photos for condition.

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Old Edward Preston Architects Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
Old Edward Preston Architects Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
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Old Edward Preston Architects Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)

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  • £45.00

A lovely old Edward Preston Architects Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 2ft / 24". The rule is marked 'E Preston & Sons, Birmh, Eng'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Old Straw (Greenwich) Architects Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
Old Straw (Greenwich) Architects Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
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Old Straw (Greenwich) Architects Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)

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An old Straw (Greenwich) Architects Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 2ft / 24". The rule is marked 'Straw, Greenwich'. This rule is unusual with half having brass hinges and half having steel hinges.   Condition: a little bit of very common warping, please see photos for condition.

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Old USA Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
Old USA Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
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Old USA Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)

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An old imperial USA Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 2ft / 24". There is a makers mark which is hard to make out: '......& Co, Riverton CT, USA'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Old Birmingham Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
Old Birmingham Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)
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Old Birmingham Folding Rule - 2ft (Boxwood)

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An old imperial Birmingham Folding Rule (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 2ft / 24".   Condition: numbers/measurements and makers mark worn on one side, please see photos for condition.

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Wolf Heizkessel Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)
Wolf Heizkessel Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)
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Wolf Heizkessel Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)

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A vintage Wolf Heizkessel Zig-Zag Rule - 2m (Metric)   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Black Holbro (London) Zig-Zag Rule - No A206 (Beech)
Black Holbro (London) Zig-Zag Rule - No A206 (Beech)
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Black Holbro (London) Zig-Zag Rule - No A206 (Beech)

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An old imperial Zig-Zag Holbro (London) folding rule. This folding rule design was painted black with white incremental markings.   Condition: the paintwork has worn in various places, please see photos for condition.

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Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 - 3ft (Boxwood)
Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 - 3ft (Boxwood)
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Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 - 3ft (Boxwood)

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An old imperial Rabone Folding Rule - No. 1380 (Boxwood) marked out in inches up to 3ft / 36".   Condition: some common warping, one of the brass ends is missing, please see photos for condition.

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