oldhandtools.co.uk
Unusual MARPLES Combination Square - 12 inch
An unusual combination try square and rule by MARPLES of Sheffield.Brass plated rosewood stock with shield.Very faintly marked 'HIBERNIA WM.MARPLES & SON SHEFFIELD' on one side of the stock - please see close-up imageThe 12 inch (from the top of the stock) steel blade is graduated in eighths on both sides.A few surface pitting and staining spots, knocks and scratches.Previous owner's mark 'JHB' to the stock.87/16 by 1313/16 inches overall.