Made by JOHN RABONE & SONS, HOCKLEY ABBEY FACTORY BIRMINGHAM, 4 FOLD 12inch RULE No. 1150
A lovely example of the rare John Rabone & Sons,
Hockley Abbey four section folding 12 inch Boxwood rule with brass hinges. Marked with Hockley Abbey No. 1150
One side is marked in 1/8th. of an inch graduations whilst the other side is in 1/16ths. All brass closure pins on ruler are in tact.
It is in good condition for its age with no cracks and has clear marked divisions. It has a leather pouch printed with the motto ‘A Good Rule is a Good Habit’. Pouch shows usage wear and is in need of re-stitching, however it feels original.