English 19th century miner's measuring staff; an extendable, 2-part, mahogany measuring stick with black-painted increments on a white ground. It is in excellent antique condition, with appropriate wear to the painted surface, and it is free from structural damage and restoration. Can be displayed retracted, or adapted for hanging in the extended position. Measures: 72" when extended and 37" when retracted. Width is 1 ¾".