Micrometer Dial Caliper 6" & 0.001" Graduation Swiss Brown Sharpe Wooden Box

Vintage Micrometer or Dial Caliper
0-6" with 0.001" Dial Graduation
Swiss Made By Brown & Sharpe
In Wooden Box

For Your Vintage Tools Collection or to Use in Your Shop

Details Description: A vintage Tempered stainless steel Swiss Made micrometer or dial caliper. This is the 6" model having a dial with 0.001" graduation. The dial is covered with clear plastic. The instrument comes in a beautiful lacquered wooden box, which may or may not be original to the piece, but the piece fits well in it and sits securely within it. Please carefully view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Lat 1900s but could be earlier.
Origin: Switzerland, but purchased at an estate auction in Lancaster County Pennsylvania.
Size: The overall length is 9 inches, is about 2 7/8 inches at its widest. The box measures ~10 1/4" by ~3 3/4" and is ~1" thick when latched closed.
Maker: Brown & Sharpe.
Marks: Stamped on the on the tool "Brown & Sharpe; 579-1; Stainless Tempered; Swiss Made" and marked on the dial with the words ".001"; Swiss Made; Shockproof" and finally it has US Patent Numbers listed at the lower end of the tool. The box is also marked Brown & Sharpe in black lettering. Back of case or box is marked "Case Made by Ven & Co."
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