Very Rare Figural~~ruby Stippled Celluloid Elephant Tape Measure~~novelty


Very Rare Figural~~ruby Stippled Celluloid Elephant Tape Measure~~novelty

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Very Rare Figural~~ruby Stippled Celluloid Elephant Tape Measure~~novelty:
$720


ANTIQUE TAPE MEASURE

STIPPLED RUBY ELEPHANT

CONDITION: EXCELLENT

ORIGIN:GERMANY

MECHANISM:SPRING

MATERIAL:STIPPLED CELLULOID

HEIGHT: 2"

VALUE INDEX: R

A SIMILIAR BUT MORE COMMON DESIGN CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 80 OF COLLECTING FIGURAL TAPE MEASURES by MORPHY & ARBITTIER

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THIS WEEK I AM LISTING AN INCREDIBLE COLLECTION OF MORE THAN 50 TAPE MEASURES IN EXCELLENT CONDITION I AQUIRED FROM ESTATES IN ENGLAND, CANADA AND GERMANY. THEY INCLUDE SILVER,MEASURING more

YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO CHECK THE OVER 100 TAPES AND OTHER ANTIQUE SEWING ITEMS IN MY STORE ON SALE FOR UP TO 50% OFF! (SALE PRICES ARE LOWER THAN BEST OFFERS)

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MOST OF MY TAPES CAN BESEEN IN COLLECTING FIGURAL TAPE MEASURES by ARBITTIER & MORPHY OR COLLECTOR'S DIGEST. THE PRICE ESTIMATES ARE FROM 1995 SO THEY ARE WORTH SIGNIFICANTLY MORE THAN THE ESTIMATES IN THE BOOK NOW 16 YEARS LATER. THE RARITY SCALE IS A LOW OF 1 AND HIGH OF 5. A RATING OF R IS EITHER NOT IN THE BOOK OR CONSIDERED EXTREMELY RARE...EACH sale IS FOR 1 TAPE MEASURE UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. OTHER PHOTOS TOWARDS END ARE TO SHOW OTHER TAPE MEASURES AVAILABLE FROM THESE ESTATES IN OTHER sales.....RESERVES ARE SET AT A FRACTION OF VALUE, ENOUGH TO COVER COST AND FEES.

SIMILIAR DESIGNS CAN BE SEENON PAGE80 of COLLECTING FIGURAL TAPE MEASURES by ARBITTIER & MORPHY

1995 VALUE INDEX SYSTEM

( ADJUSTED FOR 16 YEARS INFLATION ,PRICES IN ANTIQUE SHOPS AND SHOWS)

VALUE 1:$20-60 $50-100

VALUE 2:$60-120 $100-160

VALUE 3 $120-200 $160- 250

VALUE 4: $200-250 $250- 400

VALUE 5: $250-300 $400-750

VALUE R: OVER $300 $750+++

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO PICK UP SOME GREAT BARGAINS!

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Very Rare Figural~~ruby Stippled Celluloid Elephant Tape Measure~~novelty:
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