ANTIQUE VEGETABLE IVORIE PINEAPPLE TAPE MEASURE 1820 NR A terrific antique vegetable ivori (tagua nut or similar) pineapple-shaped tape measure, with lovely hand carved cross-hatched decoration, and turned bone winder.

A wonderfully unusual, immensely collectable antique tape!

CONDITION : All original and very good. Slight signs of wear, tiny nick to one foot. Markings faded drom tape. DEFECTS : None. DATE/MARKS : Around 1820/30. Not marked. DIMENSIONS : 2 inches tall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter. WEIGHT : Approx. 13.5 grams. our other auctions.
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