Vintage Draughtmans Rolling Ruler/Antique Ebony Rolling Ruler/Architects Rolling Ruler/Navigator(ref1979X)

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Description: I bought this item not really knowing its purpose and was intrigued to find out it is a draughtman's rolling ruler, designed to draw parallel lines. being used by architects, draughtsmen and navigators. This ruler most likely dates to late Victorian period, it is made from solid ebony, a popular wood during this period. The ruler is simple yet beautifully functional in design and purpose and see no reason why it could not be used today, although I suspect technology has taken over.

Condition: Some scratching to wood. Please revie w photographs to see full detail.

Dimensions: Length 30cm, Diameter 2.5cm

Postage and Packaging: I use myHermes courier service for UK deliveries. Should you live outside the UK please contact me for a shipping quote. My first non UK quote will always be Royal Mail tracked and signed service, although reliable can be expensive. However, I am happy to consider an alternative.

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
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Postage/Delivery and Packaging

All our vintage items are tissue/bubble wrapped and boxed. We can, at your reuest, gift wrap.

We primarily use My Hermes for delivery within UK, however, we will consider Royal Mail for smaller/lightweight items particularly to USA and for larger items Yodel or TNT.

All our items are tracked, with a 'signed for' facility

Should a customer request an alternative mode of delivery then we are happy to discuss.

Postage Outside of UK

We welcome customers outside of UK, please contact me, via email, to provide an accurate delivery quote.


We can accept credit and debit cards, Etsy gift cards, Paypal and other international payment methods where available.

Returns & exchanges

Look Back for Salvintage will accept returns within 7 Days of the customer receving the item. The following procedure should be adhered, thus ensuring a satisfactory conclusion;.

> Contact us via email, within 24hours of receiving the item to inform us of your concern.
>Please return item using UK confirmed delivery
>Package and Delivery costs are the responsibility of the customer.
> Items must not be damaged, otherwise refund will not be considered.
> Items returned are contained in sealed packaging
> Refunds will be made to the customer within 24 hours of receipt of the item.