| Three brass German drinking tankards or 'Steins', all with complete original tapes:
far left: with floral embossed body, the lid acts a winder. Price: £ 125
centre left: a particularly tall vessel. The base acts as the winder and the lid opens to reveal a thimble holder. Price: £ 150
near left: a fine example, the body embossed with figures. The tape is wound by the base and the lid opens to reveal a thimble holder. Price: £ 185
|near right: a novel tape measure in the form of a coffee grinder. The tape is original and complete
but with an old repair to reinforce the first couple of inches. Approx. 1 1/4 x 1/14 inches.
Price: £ 115
far right: standing two inches high, a heavy brass tape measure modelled on a Veuve Cliquot champagne bottle. The stopper acts as the winder. The original tape is complete but missing its stop. Price: £ 130