Stanley Bullseye Plumb Bob - 47-173

stanley bullseye plumb bob 47-173
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Stanley 'Bullseye' Plumb Bob Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Plumb Bobs

Manufacturer: Stanley

Tool Type: Plumb Bob

Model No: 47-173


           

The Stanley plumb bob 47-173 is a flat plumb bob in the shape of a target sight.

The tool is covered in a red finish with a pivoting steel wire hanging frame.

This plumb bob is very distinctive, breaking from the norm of being a conical shape.

Due to the shape, this plumb bob is referred to as the Stanley 'Bullseye' plumb bob or 'Target' plumb bob.



Plumb Bob Construction

stanley target plumb bob

Material:
steel

Length:
76mm (3 inch)

Width:
51mm (2 inch)

Depth:
13mm (1/2 inch)

Finish:
red

Markings (front):
'Stanley', '47-173'

Markings (rear):
'US Patent', 'Made In England'



Manufactured Dates

? - ? (1970's)



Plane Also Known As

Stanley Flat Plumb Bob
Stanley Bullseye Plumb Bob
Stanley Target Plumb Bob
Stanley Red Plumb Bob 47-173


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