Leathermaker's ploughgauge

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Leathermaker's ploughgauge

This ploughgauge, which is used to cut leather hides into pre-measured strips, was originally made in the 1930s and bought by the grandfather of John Haggar from Dartington in Devon, who later passed it on to his grandson. John specialises in preparing and making up leather goods using local traditional tanning and fabrication methods.

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