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Lufkin Retractable Tape Measure with Storage Can (c.1930s)


Regular price $49.49

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Functional vintage industrial tools are highly collectible! Makes a perfect gift for the guy or gal who believes "they don't make 'em like they used to!"

Our vintage Lufkin manual retractable tape measure includes the original round metal storage box or can. Steel tape has clear graphics, though the tape is darkened with age. Measures to 50'. Made in Saginaw, Michigan.

This old tape measure and can has not been cleaned in order to protect original patina. Dated to around the 1920's-1930's.

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Listing Includes

- ONE vintage Lufkin retractable tape measure and storage can (as shown)

Item Condition

In good vintage condition; steel tape has clear graphics, though the tape is darkened with age. Metal storage can has surface wear, nicks and dents, discoloration, loss of paint, scuffs - all normal due to age and use. All shows soil and residue - piece has not been cleaned to protect original patina.

Product Details

- Material: Metal

- Color: grey, black, silver, yellow, red

- Dimensions: can measures 4.75" x 1"; tape measures to 50'