Vintage Parallel Rule from England - Nautical Map Charting Tool for Navigating Charts

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Large handsome brass & ebony maritime parallel rule from England which dates to the early 1900's. Beautifully made from ebony wood with lovely brass hinges & holders which have been fully polished up and work smoothly. Rare to find in this large size in such good condition. It has slight wear to the back (please see photos 3). The front just has minor light wear scratches consistant with age. It makes a fabulous desk accessory or a great addition to an antique tool collection.

The rule measures, 18" long x 2 2/8" wide.

** The sale is for 1 rule, the large one in photos 1-4 ** Please seee our other listing for the small one in photo 5,

Please see our other listings for a smaller & larger partallel rules which make a fabulous collection of 3.

All our creative finds are unique and one off! Many thanks for hunting

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We can accept Visa / Mastercard / American Express / Discover please contact us directly.
We can accept payment through PayPal
We also accept check, payment must clear before shipping Please feel free to ask any questions and many thanks

Purchases made from the Commonwealth of Virginia will be charged a 5.3% sales tax. Sorry fellow Virginians!

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