An unusual early 20th century German Micrometer on a black cast metal base.
The micrometer has a brass bezel and glass face. The dial has the description and makers name and number: Louis Schopper, Leipzig No. 7857.
The micrometer has been made for the British Market and has a brass plate on the base stating: Made in Leipzig, sole agents for Britain , H.E. Messmer Ltd. London.
The black painted base has gold line detail which has worn off in places. Circa 1900.
Height: 11 inches (28cm)
Width: 7.9 inches (20cm)
Depth: 4.1 inches (10.5cm)