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Novelty sewing tape measure. Item 4222.This novelty sewing tape measure made in the shape of a clothes iron is a souvenir of the the German spa town of Wildbad, and is set with a turned agate in the handle. From the point of the iron to the retracting handle is a distance of 64 mm and it stands 45 mm in height. The tape is marked in metric on one side and Imperial measurements on the other. Judging from the lettering in Wildbad, it should date from the mid 1880’s. It is in very good condition.