You are looking at the Vintage L S Starrett Co. Divider Caliper. The company was founded by businessman and inventor Laroy Sunderland Starrett. He opened his shop in Athol, Massachusetts in 1880. It was an American manufacturer of tools and instruments used by machinists, tool and die makers and even the construction industry.
A divider caliper is used to transfer the same dimensions from one object to another object or part. Its other uses are to draw the parallel lines, circles and divide objects into equal parts. Divider makes marking through its scriber type tips.
You will find the company name and the town inscribed above the spring.
This Vintage L S Starrett Co. Divider Caliper is just another unique item to add to your vintage collection!.
Weight: less than 1 lb.