Edwardian Silver Sprung Retracting Tape Measure

JAMES CHESTERMAN & CO, SHEFFIELD 1908
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A good Edwardian circular silver Tape Measure with attached suspension ring. The sprung tape extending on a ratchet and retreating when the knob is pushed.

By James Chesterman & Co, Sheffield, 1908

Sold - £310.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair and in full working order.
Dimensions
L
13  mm (0.51 inches)
D
34  mm (1.34 inches)
Weight
32.00 Grams (1.03 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS030416.419
Medium
Silver
Literature
ames Chesterman had established his business with a Mr. Housfield in 1821, they were located at Nursery Street, Sheffield. The business specialised in making measuring tapes and instruments. In 1837 James Chesterman was listed as patentee of the spring tape measure and self rolling window blind. William Chesterman was elected Master Cutler in 1880.