This cute little squirrel is a vintage celluloid tape measure. The nut he holds is the pull for the tape. His colors are vivid although one side is more subdued than the other. On the bottom of his feet is stamped with the original price of 29 cents. The white cloth tape is marked JAPAN and pulls out and retracts wells. It was made in the late 1940's to early 50's
It measures about 1 7/8" tall and is in good condition with minor wear. There is an open space at the base of the tail and one at his chin under the opening where the tape comes out. Both of these appear to be manufacturing flaws and not damage. The tape is in good condition with very minor fraying.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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