Here you find lovely old leather cased mesuring tapes made by: John Rabone, Chesterman, Hockley Abbey along with other tool makers from the past.

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Old Patent Pending Stanley Tape Measure No 7406 (USA)
Old Patent Pending Stanley Tape Measure No 7406 (USA)
  • £55.00
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Old Patent Pending Stanley Tape Measure No 7406 (USA)

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  • £55.00

A small, old, rare collectable push-pull Stanley tape measure no. 7406. The case is stunning. The top of the tape case is marked 'Stanley, No. 7406' and the rear is marked 'Made In USA, Patents 1730199-1828401, Pats Pend'. The tape is marked 'Stanley, Made In USA' and 'Pat1828401, Pat1983503, Pat...

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Old Stanley Tape Measure No 7466 (USA)
Old Stanley Tape Measure No 7466 (USA)
  • £45.00
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Old Stanley Tape Measure No 7466 (USA)

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  • £45.00

A small, old, rare collectable Stanley tape measure no. 7466 with a push-pull mechanism. The top of the tape case is marked 'Stanley' and the rear is marked 'No 7466, Patented 1964280'. The tape is marked 'Stanley, Made In USA'.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Old Small Starrett Tape Measure No 500 - 72in (USA)
Old Small Starrett Tape Measure No 500 - 72in (USA)
  • £45.00
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Old Small Starrett Tape Measure No 500 - 72in (USA)

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  • £45.00

A small, old, rare collectable Starrett retractable tape measure no. 500. The top of the tape case is marked 'The LS Starrett Co, Athol, Mass, USA' and 'Pat May 9.1922, No 500 - 72in'. This tape measure is believed to date to the 1920's   Condition: the retract button works, please see photos for...

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Old Small Chesterman Tape Measure
Old Small Chesterman Tape Measure
  • £45.00
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Old Small Chesterman Tape Measure

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  • £45.00

A super, small, old, rare collectable James Chesterman retractable tape measure in super condition for its age. The top of the tape case is marked 'England, Chesterman, JC, Sheffield'. Condition: the retract button works, please see photos for condition.

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2x Small John Rabone Flexlet Tape Measures
2x Small John Rabone Flexlet Tape Measures
  • £30.00
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2x Small John Rabone Flexlet Tape Measures

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  • £30.00

2x Collectable Small Push-Pull John Rabone Flexlet Tape Measures: John Rabone 'Flexlet Rule' Tape Measure John Rabone 'Flexlet Minor' Tape Measure The tops of the tape case are marked 'J Rabone & Sons, Made In England' and 'Flexlet Rule' / 'Flexlet Minor' respectively Condition: one of the...

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Hockley Abbey Tape Measure No. 250 - 33ft
Hockley Abbey Tape Measure No. 250 - 33ft
  • £35.00
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Hockley Abbey Tape Measure No. 250 - 33ft

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  • £35.00

A nice old Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 250 with a 33ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 251 - 100ft
Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 251 - 100ft
  • £35.00
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Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 251 - 100ft

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  • £35.00

A nice old Hockley Abbey John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 251 with a 100ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft
Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft
  • £35.00
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Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft

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  • £35.00

A nice old Rabone Chesterman Leather Tape Measure with 100ft tape. The tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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John Rabone Tape Measure No. 390 - 33ft
John Rabone Tape Measure No. 390 - 33ft
  • £35.00
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John Rabone Tape Measure No. 390 - 33ft

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  • £35.00

A nice old John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 390 with 33ft tape. The tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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John Rabone Tape Measure No. 401 - 100ft
John Rabone Tape Measure No. 401 - 100ft
  • £35.00
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John Rabone Tape Measure No. 401 - 100ft

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  • £35.00

A nice old John Rabone Leather Tape Measure no. 401 with 100ft tape. The tape is marked out in feet and inches,.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft
Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft
  • £35.00
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Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft

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  • £35.00

A nice old Chesterman Leather Tape Measure - 100ft. The tape is marked out in feet and inches,.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 20M
Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 20M
  • £39.00
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Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 20M

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  • £39.00

A nice old Rabone Chesterman Leather Tape Measure - 20M. The tape is marked out in both feet and inches, and millimeters and centimeters. This tape features a decorative winder which is not something I've come across before - the winder is etched with a decorative pattern.   Condition: please see...

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Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft
Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft
  • £30.00
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Rabone Chesterman Tape Measure - 100ft

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  • £30.00

An old Rabone Chesterman Leather Tape Measure with 100ft tape. The tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Steel Tape Measure - 100ft
Chesterman Steel Tape Measure - 100ft
  • £19.00
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Chesterman Steel Tape Measure - 100ft

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  • £19.00

An old Chesterman Leather Tape Measure with 100ft steel tape. The steel tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 250 - 66ft
Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 250 - 66ft
  • £25.00
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Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 250 - 66ft

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  • £25.00

A nice old Hockley Abbey John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 250 with a 66ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: some wear to first few numbers, please see photos for condition.

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Novelty Jerry Can Small Tape Measure Keyring
Novelty Jerry Can Small Tape Measure Keyring
  • £15.00
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Novelty Jerry Can Small Tape Measure Keyring

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  • £15.00

A Novelty Jerry Can Small Tape Measure Keyring. This fun vintage old keyring has the nice feature of being housed in its original box. Would make a nice gift or would be a fine addition to a keyring collector.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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2x Old Brass Lawn Tennis Tape Measures (Display/Prop)
2x Old Brass Lawn Tennis Tape Measures (Display/Prop)
  • £10.00
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2x Old Brass Lawn Tennis Tape Measures (Display/Prop)

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  • £10.00

2x Old Brass Lawn Tennis Tape Measures (Display/Prop/Spares & Repairs)   Condition: tape ends have been damaged, please see photos for condition.

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3x Old Leather Tape Measures (Display/Prop)
3x Old Leather Tape Measures (Display/Prop)
  • £12.00
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3x Old Leather Tape Measures (Display/Prop)

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  • £12.00

3x Old Leather Tape Measures (Display/Prop/Spares & Repairs)   Condition: tape ends have been damaged, stitching on one case is partially unstitched, please see photos for condition.

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Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 25ft
Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 25ft
  • £30.00
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Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 25ft

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  • £30.00

An old 'Treble' no. 1534 leather tape measure. The 'Treble' range of tape measures were made by Chesterman. This is a scarcer small version with a 25ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Constantia Leather Tape Measure - 33ft
Chesterman Constantia Leather Tape Measure - 33ft
  • £30.00
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Chesterman Constantia Leather Tape Measure - 33ft

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  • £30.00

An old 33ft Chesterman 'Constantia' leather cased measuring tape. The tape itself is marked out in feet and inches to face, reverse side is marked in Links. The brass winder is marked 'Patent' on the inside.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Constantia Leather Tape Measure - 100ft
Chesterman Constantia Leather Tape Measure - 100ft
  • £25.00
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Chesterman Constantia Leather Tape Measure - 100ft

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  • £25.00

An old 100ft Chesterman 'Constantia' leather cased measuring tape. The tape itself is marked out in feet and inches to face, reverse side is blank.   Condition: the tape is technically upside down but obviously flip it over and it is the right way, please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Treble Leather Tape Measure - 33ft
Chesterman Treble Leather Tape Measure - 33ft
  • £29.00
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Chesterman Treble Leather Tape Measure - 33ft

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  • £29.00

An old Chesterman 'Treble' leather tape measure. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Rabone Chesterman Dipping Tape Measure
Rabone Chesterman Dipping Tape Measure
  • £39.00
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Rabone Chesterman Dipping Tape Measure

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  • £39.00

An old Rabone Chesterman Dipping Tape Measure with brass weight.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 50ft
Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 50ft
  • £32.00
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Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 50ft

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  • £32.00

An old 'Treble' no. 1534 leather tape measure. The 'Treble' range of tape measures were made by Chesterman. This is a 50ft tape which is a more unusual size. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches on one side and links on the other side.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure - 66ft
John Rabone Leather Tape Measure - 66ft
  • £15.00
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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure - 66ft

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  • £15.00

An old John Rabone & Sons leather tape measure with a 66ft tape. Made in Birmingham, England. The tape is marked out in feet and inches. This old tape measure is wearing its history of paint splatters and tarnishing.   Condition: tape measure has paint splatters/tarnishing, please see photos ...

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Chesterman Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1533 - 33ft
Chesterman Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1533 - 33ft
  • £39.00
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Chesterman Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1533 - 33ft

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  • £39.00

An old 'Treble' leather tape measure no. 1533 in its original box. The 'Treble' range of tape measures were made by Chesterman. This is a small version with a 33ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Tape Measure No. 70 W - 66ft
Chesterman Tape Measure No. 70 W - 66ft
  • £25.00
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Chesterman Tape Measure No. 70 W - 66ft

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  • £25.00

A good example of a James Chesterman tape measure no. 70 W. The metal tape itself is marked out in feet and inches up to 66ft. This tape has the nice touch of having its original plastic wallet. The case is marked 'Silverline, Made In England' and 'James Chesterman & Co Ltd, Bow Works, Sheffi...

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Hockley Abbey Tape Measure No. 260 - 33ft
Hockley Abbey Tape Measure No. 260 - 33ft
  • £25.00
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Hockley Abbey Tape Measure No. 260 - 33ft

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  • £25.00

An old Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 260 with a 33ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: the numbers are worn on the first 10 inches, leather backing located on first few inches is loose, please see photos for condition.

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