St. Louis, MO: Hydraulic-Press Brick Company, 1914. Original edition. Cloth over Boards. Canvas carrying case 20" x 2.5" x 0.5" containing 17 cardstock rulers. The fronts are printed with a scale title and the rule lines, and the backs are stamped with the name Edward A. Nitsche. Nitsche's name is also inked on the case flap, which seals with a snap. Very Good; some staining and edgewear. Item #19470
This measuring and layout tool was used to properly space bricks; the many different scales made it possible for use in normal, oversize, and modular spacing. A handsome relic from 100 years ago.