Late Victorian Combination Silver Thimble & Tape Measure

GEORGE UNITE, BIRMINGHAM c1900
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An unusual Victorian silver combination thimble and tape measure, the acorn shaped tape measure with foliate scroll engraved domed top and winding spindle, containing shortened printed blue silk tape, nesting into plain engine turned thimble.

By George Unite, Birmingham, c1900 (makers mark only)

Sold - £265.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, the tape short by some three inches.
Dimensions
L
36  mm (1.42 inches)
Weight
13.00 Grams (0.42 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS061213
Medium
Silver