The shape of this celluloid tape measure was used for many premiums advertising a product. It has a 1-3/8" diameter and is 3/8" tall. On one side it shows the "Stromberg - New Vis-A-Gas - Carburetor" with a picture and on the flip side it has "Stromberg - Anti-Shox" with a picture. These products were for an automobile. There are black and green borders. The lettering is black. There is yellow, red, and orange detailing. On the short side that goes around the tape it states "Automobile Glass House, 2537 Broadway, Oakland, Calif.". Above and below that it states "Pat. 7-10-17, 11-4-19 Parisian Novelty Co. Chicago". The cloth tape does work. The spring is tight.
This tape measure was used. There are a couple of scuffs and scratches.
Item ID: SW486-3H
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