Antique Drafting Instruments

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Antique Drafting Instruments

“During the booming years throughout the revolutionary period of industrial productivity the apprentice trained skilled draughtsman was at the peak of his profession, regarded as being a person of professional status. The employment opportunities within this field of occupation were then enormous, as also was the stress factor of the job, there was always a ‘deadline’ for the drawings to be finished, which usually was the day before the draughtsman had be given the job.”

One part of that sounds familiar…

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One thought on “Antique Drafting Instruments

  1. V. T. Hagen says

    Do you have an old drafting instrument that rolled on a map and measured feet and inches. It looked like a watch.
    Thank you,
    V. T. Hagen

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