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Four short metal cylinders

Four short metal cylinders

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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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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Broken saw blade

Broken saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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Bending knife blade

Bending knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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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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Key way measuring tool

Key way measuring tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Allen key

Allen key

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Telescopic gauge

Telescopic gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Dividers

Dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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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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Depth gauge

Depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Pin vice

Pin vice

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Vices
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Gibb key

Gibb key

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Record player needle

Record player needle

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Styluses
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Alfred Ross
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Telescopic gauge

Telescopic gauge

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Alfred Ross
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Slip gauge

Slip gauge

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

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

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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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1933
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Universal drawing set

Universal drawing set

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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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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Fine tooth saw blade

Fine tooth saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

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Alfred Ross
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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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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Thread angle gauge

Thread angle gauge

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Alfred Ross
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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Tweezers

Tweezers

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

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Non-conductive fibre

Non-conductive fibre

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Components
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1933
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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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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

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Abrasives
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Key way measuring tool

Key way measuring tool

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Steel scribing block

Steel scribing block

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Capstan head

Capstan head

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Knob

Knob

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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Surface plate

Surface plate

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

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Outside calipers
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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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1933
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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M & R Licorice Wafers tin containing woodruff keys

M & R Licorice Wafers tin containing woodruff keys

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Tins
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Pin punch

Pin punch

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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Co...

Colin Davis collection
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Slip block

Slip block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

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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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An open ended, rectangular, black leather case housing a rectangular, grey coloured abrasive slip stone

An open ended, rectangular, black leather case housing a rec...

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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

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Tool components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

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Alfred Ross
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