Starrett Inside Spring Calipers 5 Inch No. 74 Fay Pat. 1885

Starrett Inside Spring Calipers 5 Inch No. 74 Fay Pat. 1885

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Starrett Inside Spring Calipers 5 Inch No. 74 Fay Pat. 1885
Starrett Inside Spring Calipers 5 Inch No. 74 Fay Pat. 1885
Starrett Inside Spring Calipers 5 Inch No. 74 Fay Pat. 1885
Starrett Inside Spring Calipers 5 Inch No. 74 Fay Pat. 1885

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This is a very good antique No. 74 heavy duty upper leg, Fay Pattern inside calipers, with the spring nut type fine adjustment nut. This one is marked "PATENTED JUNE 2.1885" on one side of the leg, and one the other side marked "The L.S. STARRETT CO. ATHOL MASS. U.S.A.". It is also marked "PAT. APPL'D FOR" on the spring nut. The spring nut can be quickly released from the rod threads for fast set up and gauge adjusting. This caliper is in very good condition overall with two owner's initials stamped near the patent date mark, very little wear noted, no rust, fine condition overall. I nice example of a early patent spring caliper with a very early spring nut or quick release nut also! After about 1930 Starrett stopped offering the spring nut on this model, most likely because it was being fazed out, and other model had this feature. It works great!

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  • Reference #
  • T29259
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Tools
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Maker
  • THE L.S. STARRETT CO. ATHOL MASS. USA
  • Year
  • late 1800's-1920's
  • Dimensions
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  • Height: 0 inch
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • Good++

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