Reviewed By: I.Ball
Category: Old Rules
Manufacturer: John Rabone And Sons
Tool Type: Rule
Model No: 1494
The John Rabone And Sons rule number 1494 is a two-piece brass folding
The 1494 rule is marked in inches up to 24 inch long.
Three of the faces are marked in 1/8 inch increments. One of the faces are marked in 1/16 inch increments.
"No 1494" - found on the face of the rule.
"J.Rabone & Sons, Birmingham, made in England" - found on the face of the rule.
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As brass is quite a soft metal and the face are not thick pieces of brass, the rule can be prone to bending if it has had a hard life.
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