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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Slip gauge

Slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Metal attachment for a bore gauge

Metal attachment for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Hole gauge attachment

Hole gauge attachment

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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Surface plate

Surface plate

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Set of six metal plug gauges

Set of six metal plug gauges

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Setting stone

Setting stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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Mid-set dividers

Mid-set dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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Radius gauge set

Radius gauge set

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tool components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Four short metal cylinders

Four short metal cylinders

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Steel scribing block

Steel scribing block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Hole depth gauge

Hole depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Universal drawing set

Universal drawing set

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drawing instruments
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Drill bit

Drill bit

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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Sharpening stone, box and burnishing plastic

Sharpening stone, box and burnishing plastic

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Key way measuring tool

Key way measuring tool

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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Slip gauge

Slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Gibb key - Strips of steel

Gibb key - Strips of steel

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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Slip block

Slip block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Dial gauge

Dial gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Metal attachment for a measuring device

Metal attachment for a measuring device

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Handmade copper hammer

Handmade copper hammer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Hammers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Slip gauge

Slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Bore depth gauge and box

Bore depth gauge and box

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Centre punch

Centre punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

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Calipers
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Alfred Ross
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Right angle measuring block

Right angle measuring block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Metal broaching tool and a semi-circular shaped blade

Metal broaching tool and a semi-circular shaped blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tweezers

Tweezers

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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Tools and box

Tools and box

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Set of eleven metal reamers

Set of eleven metal reamers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

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Alfred Ross
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27 machine setting pieces

27 machine setting pieces

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Counter sink

Counter sink

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Alfred Ross
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V-block and cramp

V-block and cramp

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