John Rabone And Sons Combination Square - No. 1901

john rabone and sons combination square 1901
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Rabone 1901 Combi Square Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Squares

Manufacturer: John Rabone And Sons
Tool Type: Combination Square
Model No: 1901


The John Rabone And Sons number 1901 is a combination square from the extensive John Rabone measuring tool range.

The tool has a multi-purpose design which is where it gets its name, combination square.

The tool consists of a cast iron stock, a rule and a locking pin.

The stock is designed for comfortable and easy grip, it is designed with 45 degree and 90 degree square profiles, it is designed to allow the rule to slide through it and it is designed to house the locking pin which secures and releases the sliding rule.

rabone square 1901

The John Rabone 1901 combination square is marked out in inches on both sides of the rule. The measurements are further broken down into micro increments of 1/8 inch and 1/16 inch.

This particular square had a 9 inch rule. I believe this square was made with other length rules.

Unlike some combination squares the 1901 square doesn't have a level bubble built into the stock.

The 1901 square was made by John Rabone And Sons of Birmingham, England.

Manufactured Dates

<1958 - 1970>

Tool Also Known As

John Rabone Multi-Function Square 1901
John Rabone Combi Square 1901
John Rabone Adjustable Square 1901
John Rabone Sliding Square 1901

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