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

26 items found in Tape Measures

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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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 400 - 66ft
John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 400 - 66ft
  • £25.00
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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 400 - 66ft

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  • £25.00

An old John Rabone & Sons leather tape measure no. 400 with a 66ft tape. Made in Birmingham, England. The tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: little bit of number wear/fraying/unstitching of leather on the first few inches, please see photos for condition.

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Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 260 - 66ft
Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 260 - 66ft
  • £33.00
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Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 260 - 66ft

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  • £33.00

A nice old Hockley Abbey John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 260 with a 66ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: a little bit of wear to first few numbers, please see photos for condition.

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Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 260 - 33ft
Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 260 - 33ft
  • £33.00
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Hockley Abbey John Rabone Tape Measure No. 260 - 33ft

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  • £33.00

A nice old Hockley Abbey John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 260 with a 33ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: a little bit of wear to first few numbers, please see photos for condition.

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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 401 - 33ft
John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 401 - 33ft
  • £25.00
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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure No. 401 - 33ft

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  • £25.00

An old John Rabone & Sons leather tape measure no. 401 with a 33ft tape. Made in Birmingham, England. The tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: little bit of fraying/unstitching of leather on the first few inches, please see photos for condition.

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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure - 66ft
John Rabone Leather Tape Measure - 66ft
  • £35.00
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John Rabone Leather Tape Measure - 66ft

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  • £35.00

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.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 2601 - 50ft
Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 2601 - 50ft
  • £39.00
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Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure No. 2601 - 50ft

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  • £39.00

A nice old Hockley Abbey leather tape measure with a 50ft tape. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches.   Condition: please see photos for condition.

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Rabone 'Rigida' Leather Tape Measure No. 390 - 66ft
Rabone 'Rigida' Leather Tape Measure No. 390 - 66ft
  • £39.00
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Rabone 'Rigida' Leather Tape Measure No. 390 - 66ft

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  • £39.00

A super old John Ranone & Sons leather tape measure no. 390. This old tape measure's 66ft cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches on the front and links on the rear.   Condition: the leather strip at rear of first few inches of tape has come unstitched a bit, please see photos for conditi...

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Chesterman 'Treble' Leather Tape Measure No. 1535 - 50ft
Chesterman 'Treble' Leather Tape Measure No. 1535 - 50ft
  • £35.00
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Chesterman 'Treble' Leather Tape Measure No. 1535 - 50ft

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  • £35.00

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

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Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure - 33ft
Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure - 33ft
  • £29.00
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Hockley Abbey Leather Tape Measure - 33ft

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  • £29.00

An old Hockley Abbey leather tape measure. This is one of the smaller 33ft tape measure versions. The cloth tape is marked out in feet and inches on one side and links on the rear.   Condition: some tarnishing to brass winder and leather, please see photos for condition.

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Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 25ft
Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 25ft
  • £29.00
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Treble Leather Tape Measure No. 1534 - 25ft

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  • £29.00

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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Hockley Abbey Bakelite Tape Measure | 33ft - OldTools.co.uk
Hockley Abbey Bakelite Tape Measure | 33ft
  • £20.00
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Hockley Abbey Bakelite Tape Measure | 33ft

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  • £20.00

A vintage 33ft Bakelite measuring tape no. 271 made by Hockley Abbey. Condition: Some marks to case. Please see photos for condition.

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Chesterman Bakelite Tape Measure | 50ft - OldTools.co.uk
Chesterman Bakelite Tape Measure | 50ft
  • £28.00
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Chesterman Bakelite Tape Measure | 50ft

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  • £28.00

A scarce 50ft Bakelite tape measure made by Chesterman. The metal tape itself is marked out in feet and inches up to 50ft. Condition: Winds smoothly, see photographs for condition.

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Chesterman Mini Tape - No. 30 - OldTools.co.uk
Chesterman Mini Tape - No. 30
  • £14.00
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Chesterman Mini Tape - No. 30

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  • £14.00

A Chesterman Mini tape number 30. The steel tape is marked in inches up to 36 inches on one side and London Diameter up to 1FT (which is just over 36 inches) on the opposite side. The tape retraction mechanism is amazingly quick... 0-60 in a fraction of a second.   The tape case is marked 'Cheste...

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