A metal printer's ruler with rounded ends and a hole punched near one end. The ruler has two scales on it with one measuring inches and one measuring 6 & 12 point. "TIME SAVERS/FOR PRINTERS/HB/ROUSE/& Co/CHICAGO/U.S.A." is written in grey near one end of the ruler.
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This ruler was one of two used by Neil Blackhall during his career in printing at Taranaki Newspapers Ltd. He worked in various roles for about 40 years which culminated in a 20 year stint as Commercial Printing Manager. He retired in 1988.
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