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Vintage Advertising Edison Mazda Lamp Measuring Tape

  • $ 4000

Vintage cloth sewing measuring tape. Vintage celluloid compression activated measuring tape from the late 1920's/30's advertising the Wenona light and power company in Illinois. Their claim was that that they were the only rivals of the Edison Mazda Lamp company which was the worlds largest. Made by the Whitehead and Hoag co in New Jersey. This practical tape measure was a promotional tool given away when you signed a contract with the company.

A great addition to your vintage sewing, celluloid, light bulb or tape measure collection.

Marked on front: His Only Rival Edison Mazda Lamp, Y-1053
Marked on side: Press Side to release spring, The Whitehead & Hoag Co, Newark, NJ
Marked on Back: Wenona Light & Power Company, Wenona, Illinois


Item measures 1.75“ diameter by 0.5“ thick and weighs 1oz.


In good used condition with signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).

Shop Ref: Box No. Measuring Tapes Drawer


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