News & Blog January 2013

Engraved brass tape measure to go under the hammer in Lincoln

14th January, 2013

An engraved brass tape measure stolen by a convict who was subsequently transported to Australia for his crime looks set to go under the hammer in Lincoln. The early 19th century tape measure, which is engraved ‘1839 Charles White was transported for seven years for stealing this tape’, will be featured in the next sale at auctioneers Golding Young & Mawer on Wednesday, January 23. Read more »


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