- 1868-1891 (Creation)
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1 parallel roller ruler, in timber box 11 x 64 x 6 cm.
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From 1850 the business was known as Flavelle Brothers, run by John and Henry Flavelle. John Roberts joined the brothers in 1868 when the firm became know as Flavelle Bros & Roberts. In 1891 Robert Sankey became a partner the firm. From that time the firm was known as Flavelle, Roberts and Sankey.
John Riedel assisted in dispersing the Estate of Gertrude Langer.
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Karl Langer's parallel rolling ruler in timber box. Inscribed on the rule is: Flavelle Bros. & Roberts, Sydney & Brisbane. Possibly made between 1868 and 1891. The brass ruler features two rollers set into top and penetrating to underneath, double-edged rule, and a handle at either end. On the bottom of the lid "S.1" has been carved into the timber.
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- Langer, Karl, 1903-1969 (Subject)
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Created, Linda Justo, 24-Nov-2023.