Reviewed By: I.Ball
Category: Old Tape Measures
Manufacturer: John Rabone And Sons
Tool Type: Tape Measure
Model No: 5151
The John Rabone and Sons number 5151 tape measure is an old tape measure
housed in a mottle effect Bakelite case.
The internal measuring tape is made from steel with the measurements marked in increments of inches and feet. Each inch increment is further broken down into quarter increments.
The John Rabone And Sons 5151 tape measure is fitted with a steel ring pull fixed to the start of the tape. The ring pull also allows the user to potentially hook the pull over something to aid in long distant measuring.
The 5151 also has a steel winding mechanism. The winder neatly clips
into a central hole when not in use.
This Rabone tape measure was presented in a small Rabone square cardboard box. The cardboard box was covered in labels detailing the tape measure information specifics. The box of this Rabone tape measures says the number is 'SO 5151'.
The tape photographed was a 66ft long tape. Other sizes of this tape were manufactured by John Rabone and Sons.
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