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Bate, Robert Brettell(NoName)Alcohol Proofwood/brass

Unmarked but identified by Tom Wyman + layout on back merely extends range from front - possibly out of a Sikes Hydrometer set or modern replica

Blundell Harling Ltd. (BH)0490.45Alcoholplastic

​Slide chart for mixing 44 different cocktails - possibly later reissued as P5225 & P5335 - with double no. of cocktails but uncannily similar to IWA version

Burrows, W. & J.(NoName)Alcohol Proofwood/brass

More likely retailer than maker + layout on back merely extends range from front

Buss, Thomas Odempsey(NoName)Alcohol Gauging, Ullaging & Reducing poly-slide(2)wood/brass

Front face for Gauging & Ullaging calculations & reverse side for Reducing & Stocktaking calculations + other known examples always part of spile rod set

Buss, Thomas OdempseySikes' 42300Alcohol Hydrometer setbrass/plastic

Scale runs form 0 -10 + full set of 9 brass weights (10 - 90) all stamped: 42300

Dring & Fage(NoName)Alcohol Gauging poly-slide(2)wood/brass

Post 1824 imperial based units/gauge marks + front face bottom slide can be slotted in alongside top slide (hence it only runs to 9.5) for double length i.e. Everard-like + considered by fellow collector David Riches Missing Link between square Everard design & follow-on duplex models - read more ...

Dring & FageCustoms & Excise 482Alcohol Saccharometerbrass

​Scales run from 55 to 70 (1055/1070)

Dring & FageCustoms & Exercise D-F-52Desktop Alcohol Gauging Head Rodwood/brass

Seg Ly. scale on front face is for gauging when the cask is lying on its side + SPH’D scale on back face is for calculating the spheroid

Dring & FageEverard4-sided Alcohol Gauging poly-slide(4)wood/brass

Makers No. 248 + pre 1825 because of Winchester based units/gauge marks + back of slide Face “A” = Divisors for various liquids + back of slide Face “B” = scales for correcting calculations for spheroid casks & other models + back of slide Face “C” = more Divisors + back of slide Face “D” = gauge points for various liquids

Dring & Fage(NoName)Desktop Alcohol Gaugingwood/brass

Post 1824 because of IM B & IM G gauge marks signify change from Winchester to Imperial based measurement - bottom Seg Ly. scale is for gauging when the cask is lying on its side

Farmar, F.C.Publicans' RuleStandard for Licensed Victuallerswood/brass bindings

No. 1075 with early Liverpool address for helping publicans/innkeepers calculate over/under proof alcohol, gauging, blending, stocktaking, discount and profit + altimeter top-edge cm scale for height of liquid in a standing bottle + special C scale when used with either D, E, or F = amount of liquid in a barrel + G & H scales & reducing scale = amount of water to add to reduce alcohol strength (proof) or amount of spirits to add to raise alcohol strength + I & J scales give value of spirits if alcohol strength is raised or lowered + I & K scales = profits or discounts on sales/cost

Farmar, F.C.Wine & Spirit Merchants' RuleDesktop Standard for Wine & Spirit Tradewood/ivorine verneers/brass bindings

Trade rule calculating over/under proof alcohol, gauging, blending, stocktaking, discount & profit + later Gloucester Terrace address = possibly made by Lucas

GILL, Thomas & Co.Sikes' 67552-rule Alcohol Hydrometer set - temperature correctingwood/brass

Layout on back of Proof rule merely extends range from front + 2nd Comparative rule is for calculating temperature corrections + hydrometer scale runs from 0-10 range + partial set of 8 brass weights (10 - 90 but 30 missing + cap) all stamped: 6755 but 2 from Dring & Fage + thermometer by Dring & Fage

Grove, W.(NoName)Alcohol Gauging poly-slide(2)wood/brass

Post 1824 imperial based units/gauge marks + front face bottom slide can be slotted in alongside top slide (hence it only runs to 9.5) for double length i.e. Everard-like + considered by fellow collector David Riches Missing Link between square Everard design & follow-on duplex models - read more ...

IWA15512 CocktailwählerLilliput Alcohol plastic

Slide chart in © credit card format for mixing 22 different cocktails + with half no. of cocktails but uncannily similar to BH version - part of sundry applications series

LOFTUS, William R.(NoName)Alcohol Gauging, Ullaging & Reducing poly-slide(2) spile rod setivory/wood/brass

​6 round spile rods screw together to make 5 foot dipping rod with inch & imperial gallon scales + front face for Gauging & Ullaging calculations & reverse side for Reducing & Stocktaking calculations

LOFTUS, William R.Sikes' 61871-rule Alcohol Hydrometer setwood/brass

Layout on back of Proof rule merely extends range from front + hydrometer scale runs from 0-10 range + full set of 9 brass weights (10 - 90) all stamped: 6187 + thermometer by J. Casartelli & Son

LOGOMAT5105 pr‰millerPocket Alcoholplastic

For calculating legally allowable units of alcohol/type of drink for given body mass ​

Long, Joseph(NoName)Alcohol Proofwood/brass

Layout on back merely extends range from front

Long, Joseph(NoName)Alcohol Proof - narrowwood/brass

Layout on back merely extends range from front + narrow as a pocket model but longer

Lumley, L. & Co.(NoName)Pocket Alcohol Proofwood/brass

Layout on back merely extends range from front

Oertling, LudwigExcise 2611Alcohol Saccharometer setbrass

Scales runs from 0 to 30 + 5 weights calibrated in steps of 30 from 1000 to 1120 but missing thermometer

Unknown(NoName)Alcohol Proofwood/brass

Layout on back merely extends range from front

UnknownEverard4-sided Alcohol Gauging poly-slide(4)wood/brass

Post 1824 because of Imperial based units/gauge marks + back of slide Face “A” = Divisors for various liquids + back of slide Face “B” = scales for correcting calculations for spheroid casks & other models + back of slide Face “C” = more Divisors + back of slide Face “D” = blank