Rabone Chesterman Rule - No. 1641

rabone chesterman zig zag rule 1641
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Reviewed By: I.Ball


Category: Old Rules

Manufacturer: Rabone Chesterman

Tool Type: Rule

Model No: 1641

The Rabone Chesterman rule number 1641 is a long folding 'zig zag' rule made from wood with steel fittings.

The 1641 is marked out in centimeters with 1 millimetre increments. The rule consists of 6 folding sections and is two metres long when fully extended.

The rule is marked with the wording 'No 1641, Rabone Chesterman, Made In England' on the face of one of the rule sections.



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rabone chesterman zig zag rule

If the rule hasn't been looked after or if the rule has been heavily used, the numbers can be worn/faded, particularly on the top section of the folding sections.

The steel hinges can be prone to rust if they are exposed to moisture (as with a lot of steel).

These rules have quite often ended up with paint on them which can obscure the numbers.







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