I & D Smallwood, Rulemakers

After the I & D Smallwood factory in Leopold Street, Birmingham closed in 1999 I acquired some of the stock of wooden rules, both finished and unfinished and some of the tools used in marking them.

I & D Smallwood, 1912 Catalogue

I & D Smallwood
Box of Marking Punches and Unfinished Rules from the Smallwood Factory.
14" Glovers' rule/stick, tapered.
14″ Glovers’ rule/stick, tapered. From the Smallwood factory but not marked with their name. Inventory No.0427AG
7" Bristle rule
7″ Bristle rule, marked Shaw’s Ltd, Bristle Merchants, 101 Leadenhall Street, E.C.3. Made by Smallwood. Inventory No.0209AG
18" Rule, Unused old stock from I & D Smallwood.
18″ Rule, Unused old stock from I & D Smallwood. Inventory No.0333AG
No.123M 40cm Rule, Unused old stock from I & D Smallwood.
No.123M 40cm Rule, Unused old stock from I & D Smallwood. Inventory No.0334AG
Unfinished 36" 4 fold rule, graduated but not numbered or named, from I & D Smallwood.
Unfinished 36″ 4 fold rule, graduated but not numbered or named, from I & D Smallwood. Inventory No.0335AG
Unfinished 4 fold rule, not graduated, numbered or named, from I & D Smallwood.
Unfinished 4 fold rule, not graduated, numbered or named, from I & D Smallwood. An export model as each section is over 6″. Inventory No.0336AG
No.168H 16" Clogger's size stick, from I & D Smallwood.
No.168H 16″ Clogger’s size stick, from I & D Smallwood. Inventory No.0337AG
Boxwood tubes used for brass spirit levels, approx. 5" long, from the Smallwood factory.
Boxwood tubes used for brass spirit levels, approx. 5″ long, from the Smallwood factory. Inventory No.0445AG
I & D Smallwood, Birmingham, 2" Iron Plumbob
I & D Smallwood, Birmingham, 2″ Iron Plumbob, approx. 2″ long, weighs approx.5oz. Not finished or threaded for the insert. Inventory No.0446AG