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4 Vintage Figural Celluloid Tape Measures. 1- Kangaroo and Joey. 2- Lobsterman. 3- Deer. 4- Bear. By the turn of the 20th century, sewing tape measures were offered in celluloid containers, whose exteriors were printed with a wide variety of advertisements. These were used well into 1920s, when plastics like Bakelite and Catalin were introduced, and are hugely popular with collectors today. The sewing tape measure container has long been a format for beautiful design, including figural shapes like animals, violins, and carriages. Weight 2 oz.

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4 VINTAGE FIGURAL CELLULOID TAPE MEASURES

Estimate $100 - $200Mar 26, 2017