Decorative Vintage Brass Tape Measure

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I found a collection of tape measures when I viewed my last auction and could not resist this one. Made in very decorative brass with a painting of what looks like a Georgian lady on the top, it has the name ‘Biarritz’ on the bottom. Possibly a souvenir from a trip abroad? It has a metric tape inside and is beautifully made with a winding handle on one side. It measures 1in (2.5cm) across and high.

£40.00

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The story of this little treasure

It was probably a really good thing that I was out of the country when Bleasdales had their last stitching auction. The temptation to raise your bids can be catastrophic particularly if under pressure. I once accidently put £2000 in my ‘highest bid’ box but was fortunate that things did not go that far. A lucky escape…