I only have 3 pre-1877 trademarked. Not only is this rare, but it's a fantastic example of our American History. This would be a fine example for anyone's collection.
Size: 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" Awesome size for hand stamped calculating tables and advertising. Condition: FINE excellent physical condition; no chips or damage; still retains it's original finish; All markings are near perfect.
The company was founded by Benjamin Sewall and Moses Day in 1834. Benjamin Sewall died in 1879 at the age of 89.
I have found multiple pictures and surveys dating from 1850 up through 1891. Works open on what is now the site of Wentworth.
Institute and the Museum of Fine Arts. Adopts the spinning jenny for. Use - a modification of Treadwell's mechanization - improvements.
Sewall and Day Cordage Mill is built on Parker Street near where the Museum of Fine Arts is now. Because of its innovative manufacturing techniques, it becomes the largest cordage mill in Boston, oufitting many of the clipper ships. The mill constructs housing for their workers on Parker Hill. In 1901, the assets of the Sewall, Day & Co. Belonged to the Standard Rope & Twine Co.And the factories and resulting production was kept in the Sewall, Day & Co. Name only because of the reputation of the company. Is one of the older cordage companies that I have an advertising rule from.
This rule is dated pre-1877 because the Kerby address is stamped 90 Fulton Street / Kerby Bros. The item "Kerby & Bro. Boston Cordage Rule FINE and RARE pre-1877" is in sale since Monday, April 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Carpentry, Woodworking\Rules, Tapes". The seller is "btlants" and is located in Purcellville, Virginia.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay.