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Collecting Figural Tape Measures : A Schiffer Book for Collectors - ARBITTIER ELIZABETH AND DOUGLAS

Collecting Figural Tape Measures

A Schiffer Book for Collectors

Paperback Published: 24th December 1998
ISBN: 9780887408663
Number Of Pages: 128

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Tape measures, those useful sewing tools in imaginative cases, are now becoming a collecting passion. Presented here are over 700 tape measures in brass, wood, celluloid and porcelain figural shapes, dating back to the 1820s and up to the present._x000D_Over 500 color photographs show tape measures in hundreds of variations from animals and birds to people and their houses, and the captions describe their particular winding mechanisms. Each measure is also given a value range_x000D_ AUTHOR: Liz and Doug Arbittier, who have been collecting figural tape measures for many years, live in Watertown, NY. Janet and John Morphy began collecting 28 years ago; both are natives of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania._x000D__x000D_

ISBN: 9780887408663
ISBN-10: 0887408664
Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 24th December 1998
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.48