A W Faber & A W Faber "Castell" 360, 1/60/360

(25cm Scale, Enhanced Mannheim)
Examples: c1896-9, c1899-1902, c1906-7, c1910-13, c1914-20, 1922, 1927, 1929, 19351, 19352

Version Comparison
Ten versions of the model fully detailed below. All but one are from the original 3-digit numbering, of which four are from the first half of the model span when considerable changes were made. The last version is from the interim model numbering, and only a few months after the previous version from the end of the previous numbering system, but demonstrates that significant changes to the model were made around this time. Differences summarised as follows:
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c1895-9 c1899-1902 c1906-7 c1908-13 c1914-20 1922 1927 1929 19351 19352
Branding: AW Faber AW Faber "Castell"
Model: 360 1/60/360
Material: Boxwood Pearwood
Front Length: 260mm 280mm 300mm
Front Width: 27.5mm 32mm
Front Scales: A [ B, C ] D A [ B, CI, C ] D
Scale Style: Double railway Railway track Double railway Railway track
Scale Extensions: - Red
Decimals: Tenths, units, 0.5's & 5's Units Tenths
p Gauge Mark: A & B A, B, C & D A, B, CI, C & D
M Gauge Mark: - A & B
C & C1 Gauge Marks: C C & D C
r" & r' Gauge Marks: - C & D
Back Slide Scale Labels: Right Left & Right
Typeface: Serif Sans-serif
Well Ruler: Yes No Yes
Stock Form: Single piece 2-part
Stock Flex: - Longitudinal slits Celluloid sprung Steel sprung
Bracing: - Longitudinal, metal
Rear Cut-outs: Right Left & right
Celluliod Facing: Front, back of slide, well Front, back of slide, well, top & bottom edges Front, back of slide, well Front, back of slide, well, top & bottom edges
Celluliod Fixing: - Wooden pins
Cursor Grooves: Low, top edge angled High
Back Profile: Rebate, paper tables Flat, plain Rebate, paper tables
Width x Height: 33 x 9mm 33 x 10mm 34 x 11mm 39 x 11mm
Slide Width: 11.5mm 12mm 14mm
Cursor Form: Nickel plated brass, adjustment screws Aluminium Aluminium Wide
Cursor Profile: Angled top edge Straight top edge
Cursor Spring: Centre sprung Left end sprung Centre sprung Left end sprung
Cursor Window: Round cornders Square corners
Brand & Model: Gold brand on front Black brand on front Black brand & model on front Black brand & model in well
"*" or "Scales": - * Scales
DRGM Labelling: - Full, front centre - Abbreviated, well right below split
DRP Labelling: - Full, front centre Full, front left Full, well -
Tracking Nmemonics: - Short text -
Origin Labelling: - Gold, front centre Black, front center Black, front right - Black, front right Black, back centre Stamped, back centre
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A W Faber 360 (c1896-9)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Boxwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 260mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: German Origin: -
Date: c1896-9
Features/Notes: Unlabelled model.
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: -
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track (double) Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Tenths between 1 & 2 on A, B, C & D
Units between 10 and 20 on A & B
0.5's between 2 & 10 on A, B, C & D
5's between 20 and 100 on A & B
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
C (1.13) on C
C1 (3.57) on C
Rulers: cm on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: Ruler labels are above the cursor groove and tick marks below it on top and bottom edges.
Construction
Stock: Single piece solid stock.
Right viewing cutout with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
Low cursor grooves, top edge cut angled, bottom edge cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front and well only celluloid faced.
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 260 x 33 x 9
Slide: Double sided
Celluliod faced on both sides
Front face width (mm) - 11.5
Cursor: Nickel plated brass frame, glass pane.
Angled top runner to fit bevel and cursor groove.
Rounded window.
Two small screws on the right hand side of the frame and a bump in the middle of the left side for pane, hence hairline, alignment.
Centre riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 31 x 32 (including sloped top runner)
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "A.W.FABER." in centre of front bottom rail, serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: -
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Not present L x W x D mm: -
Material: - Colour: -
Construction: -
Printing: -
Labels: -
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A W Faber 360 (c1899-1902)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Boxwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 260mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: c1899-1902
Features/Notes: Unlabelled model.
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: -
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track (double) Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Tenths between 1 & 2 on A, B, C & D
Units between 10 and 20 on A & B
0.5's between 2 & 10 on A, B, C & D
5's between 20 and 100 on A & B
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
C (1.13) on C
C1 (3.57) on C
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: Ruler labels are above the cursor groove and tick marks below it on top and bottom edges.
Construction
Stock: Single piece solid stock with 2 longitudinal slits cut in well.
Right viewing cutout with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
Low cursor grooves, top edge cut angled, bottom edge cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front and well only celluloid faced.
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 260 x 33 x 9
Slide: Double sided
Celluliod faced on both sides
Front face width (mm) - 11.5
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Angled top runner to fit bevel and cursor groove.
Rounded window.
Centre riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 30 x 32 (including sloped top runner)
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "A.W.FABER." and "MADE IN BAVARIA." in centre of front bottom rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: -
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Square L x W x D mm: 266 x 38 x 18
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Cloth covered.
Printing: "A.W. FABER'S." in an arch above "CALCULATING RULE", then "LONDON" on the front.
"MADE IN BAVARIA." smaller underneath to the left.
Labels: "350" on white, model number sticker on right hand end, with the right half of the "0" missing. This model number is strictly incorrect for the rule but it is likely, due to the age and circumatance, that this box was originally supplied with the rule.
Large advertising on back. Gold on black, plain borders, mostly legible, unusually advertising A G Thornton Drawing and Surveying Instruments and Materials of Manchester.
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A W Faber 360 (c1906-7)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Boxwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 260mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: c1906-7
Features/Notes: Unlabelled model, unusual plain back without rebate.
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: -
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Tenths between 1 & 2 on A, B, C & D
Units between 10 and 20 on A & B
0.5's between 2 & 10 on A, B, C & D
5's between 20 and 100 on A & B
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C & D
C1 (3.57) on C & D
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: There are gauge marks on the A & B scales, without labels, corresponding to the 28.7 and 746 gauge marks from an electro rule. It is believed all these marks are aberations, the scales originally being intended for a precursor to the model 368 electro rule.
Construction
Stock: Single piece solid stock with 2 longitudinal slits cut in well.
Right viewing cutout with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Flat back.
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced.
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 260 x 33 x 9
Slide: Double sided
Celluliod faced on both sides
Front face width (mm) - 11.5
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Square window.
Left end riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 29 x 31
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "A.W.FABER." and "MADE IN BAVARIA." in centre of front bottom rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: "MADE IN BAVARIA" stamped on the bottom edge.
Labels: None
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Rounded L x W x D mm: 275 x 45 x 27
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Cloth covered.
Metal braced ends.
Printing: "A.W. FABER." and smaller underneath to the left "MADE IN BAVARIA." on the front.
Labels: Large label on back, which although the surface has scuffed off in many places, appears to be completely black with no printing. It is believed that some degredation process has occured to produce this appearance and the label was originally a gold on black advertising label. A small portion of border is still just visible.
Remnants of white label with possibly an "0" and a solid border on right hand end (ends damaged).
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A W Faber 360 (c1910-13)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Boxwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 280mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: c1910-13
Features/Notes: -
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Tenths between 1 & 2 on A, B, C & D
Units between 10 and 20 on A & B
0.5's between 2 & 10 on A, B, C & D
5's between 20 and 100 on A & B
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C & D
C1 (3.57) on C & D
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with celluloid (DRGM 306107, 1907).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 280 x 33 x 9
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 11.5
Cursor: Aluminium frame, replacement plastic yellow tinted pane.
Square window.
Centre riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 30 x 30
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "360 * A.W. FABER.", "D.R. PATENT. No 206428." & "D.R.G.M. 371190." on front lower rail in the centre, sans-serif.
"MADE IN BAVARIA." towards the right end of the front lower rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: -
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Rounded L x W x D mm: 295 x 45 x 27
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Cloth covered.
Metal braced ends.
Printing: "A.W. FABER." and underneath "D.R.P. No 206428" followed by "MADE IN BAVARIA." on the front.
Labels: Large red/green on white advertising label on back.
"363" with solid border on white, model number sticker on right hand end. This model number is strictly incorrect for the rule but it is likely, due to the age and circumatance, that this box was originally supplied with the rule.
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A W Faber "Castell" 360 (c1914-20)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Boxwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 280mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: German Origin: -
Date: c1914-20
Features/Notes: No celluliod on edges, unusual for date.
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track (double) Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Units between 1 & 2 on C & D
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C & D
C1 (3.57) on C & D
Rulers: cm on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with steel springs (DRGM 522689, 1912; DRGM 452965, 1911).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front and well only celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 280 x 33 x 9
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 11.5
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Square window.
Centre riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 29 x 30
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "360 * A.W. FABER" + ""CASTELL"" between lying castles on front lower rail in the centre, sans-serif.
"D.R.PATENT.No 206428." towards the left end of the front lower rail, sans-serif.
"Quot. +1" and "Prod. -1" on the left and right ends respectively of the front lower stock rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: -
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Rounded L x W x D mm: 295 x 45 x 27
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Faced.
Metal braced ends.
Printing: "A.W. FABER." and underneath "D.R.P. No 206428" on the front.
Labels: Large red/green on white advertising label on back.
Possible remnant of model number on right end.
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A W Faber "Castell" 360 (1922)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Pearwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 280mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: 1922
Features/Notes:
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track (double) Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Units between 1 & 2 on C & D
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C & D
C1 (3.57) on C & D
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with steel springs (DRGM 522689, 1912; DRGM 452965, 1911).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 280 x 33 x 10
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 11.5
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Square window.
Centre riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 29 x 30
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "360 * A.W. FABER" + ""CASTELL"" between lying castles on front lower rail in the centre, sans-serif.
"D.R.PATENT.No 206428." towards the left end of the front lower rail, sans-serif.
"Quot. +1" and "Prod. -1" on the left and right ends respectively of the front lower stock rail, sans-serif.
"MADE IN BAVARIA." towards the right end of the front lower rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: -
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: L x W x D mm: 295 x 45 x 27
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Faced.
Metal braced ends.
Printing: "A.W. FABER." and underneath "D.R.P. No 206428" impressed on the front.
Labels: Large red/green on white advertising label on back.
Ends damaged.
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A W Faber "Castell" 360 (1927)
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System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Pearwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 280mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: 1927, June
Features/Notes: -
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track (double) Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Units between 1 & 2 on C & D
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C & D
C1 (3.57) on C & D
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with steel springs (DRGM 522689, 1912; DRGM 452965, 1911).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 280 x 34 x 11
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 12
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Square window.
Left end riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 29 x 31
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "360 * A.W. FABER" + ""CASTELL"" between lying castles in the centre of the well above the split, sans-serif.
"D.R.PATENT.No 206428." in centre of the well below the split, sans-serif.
"MADE IN BAVARIA." on the top centre of the back, sans-serif.
"Quot. +1" and "Prod. -1" on the left and right ends respectively of the front lower stock rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: "MADE IN BAVARIA" stamped on the bottom edge, sans-serif.
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
The rule came with "Precision Calculating Rules" instructions  for "No. 360", "363", "369" & "389", believed to be those originally supplied with the rule, which can be seen here.
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Rounded L x W x D mm: 328 x 45 x 20
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Faced.
Printing: "A.W. FABER" and smaller underneath "D.R.P. No 206428" on the front.
Labels: Large red/green on white advertising label on back.
"360" and "MADE IN BAVARIA" smaller underneath on black, on right end.
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A W Faber "Castell" 360 (1929)
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System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Pearwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 280mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: 1929, July
Features/Notes: -
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track Typeface: Serif
Extensions: - Decimals: Units between 1 & 2 on C & D
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A & B
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C
C1 (3.57) on C
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with steel springs (DRGM 522689, 1912; DRGM 452965, 1911).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 280 x 34 x 11
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 12
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Square window.
Left end riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 29 x 31
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "360" +scales logo + "A.W. FABER" + ""CASTELL"" between lying castles in the centre of the well above the split, sans-serif.
"D.R.PATENT.No 206428." in centre of the well below the split, sans-serif.
"MADE IN BAVARIA." on the top centre of the back, sans-serif.
"Quot. +1" and "Prod. -1" on the left and right ends respectively of the front lower stock rail, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: "MADE IN BAVARIA" stamped on the bottom edge, sans-serif.
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Wooden Sleave L x W x D mm: 325 x 44 x 19
Material: Wood Colour: Black
Construction: Wooden box sleave, faced.
Wooden 'plug' cap with brass push-in catch.
Printing: "A.W. FABER" and smaller underneath "D.R.P. No 206428"  + scales logo + "D.R.G.M. 985225" on the front.
Labels: None
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A W Faber "Castell" 360 (19351)
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Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Pearwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 7
Front Length: 300mm Front Width: 27.5mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: 1935, July
Features/Notes: -
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track Typeface: Sans-serif
Extensions: A, B, C & D beyond 1 & 10 in red Decimals: Tenths between 1 & 2 on C & D
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A, B, C & D
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C
C1 (3.57) on C
r" (2063) on C & D
r' (3438) on C & D
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well above the split for longer measurements
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with steel springs (DRGM 522689, 1912; DRGM 452965, 1911).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 300 x 34 x 11
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 12
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Extra wide.
Square window.
Left end riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 41 x 31
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "360" + scales logo + "A.W. FABER" + ""CASTELL"" between lying castles in the centre of the well below the split, sans-serif.
"D.R.G.M." in the well below the split towards the right, sans-serif.
"MADE IN BAVARIA." stamped on the bottom centre of the back, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: "MADE IN BAVARIA" stamped on the bottom edge, sans-serif.
"1" stamped on the top edge
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants.
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Square L x W x D mm: 310 x 43 x 20
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Faced.
Printing: scales + "A.W. FABER" ""CASTELL"" logo on the front.
Round indentations on the front either side of the opening.
Labels: "360" and "MADE IN BAVARIA" smaller underneath on black, on right end.
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A W Faber "Castell" 1/60/360 (19352)
Image
Image Summary
System: Enhanced Mannheim
Specialization: -
Type: Closed frame
Material: Pearwood
Facings: Celluliod
Scale Length: 25cm No of Scales: 8
Front Length: 300mm Front Width: 32mm
Language: English Origin: Bavaria
Date: 1935, November
Features/Notes: Model numbering continuation from '360'.
Scales (colours as shown)
Front: A [ B, CI, C ] D Back: [ S, L, T ]
Labels Left: - Labels Left: All, as scales
Labels Right: - Labels Right: All, as scales
Style: Railway track Typeface: Sans-serif
Extensions: A, B, CI, C & D beyond 1 & 10 in red Decimals: Tenths between 1 & 2 on CI, C & D
Gauge Marks: p (3.14) on A, B, CI, C & D
M (1/p=0.318) on A & B
C (1.13) on C
C1 (3.57) on C
r" (2063) on C & D
r' (3438) on C & D
Rulers: inch on top edge
cm on bottom edge
cm continuation in well for longer measurements
Features/Notes: -
Construction
Stock: 2 part split stock joined with steel springs (DRGM 522689, 1912; DRGM 452965, 1911).
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908).
Left and right viewing cutouts with index marks, in back for reverse of slide.
Bevelled top edge, square bottom edge.
High cursor grooves both cut parallel to front face.
Shallow rebate in back .
Front, well, top and bottom edges celluloid faced, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908).
Length x Width x Height (mm) - 300 x 39 x 11
Slide: Double sided
Braced with longitudinal metal strips (DRP 206428, 1908)
Celluliod faced on both sides, secured with wooden pins (DRGM 371190, 1908)
Front face width (mm) - 14
Cursor: Aluminium frame, glass pane.
Extra wide.
Square window.
Left end riveted steel spring on top runner.
Single central full length hairline.
Width x Height (mm) - 41 x 35
Printing (colours as shown)
Stock: "1/60/360" + scales logo + "A.W. FABER" + ""CASTELL"" between lying castles in the centre of the well below the split, sans-serif.
"D.R.G.M." in the well below the split towards the right end, sans-serif.
"MADE IN GERMANY" stamped in the centre of the back at the bottom, sans-serif.
Slide: -
Cursor: "P.C.7 A" stamped at the left end of the top edge.
Labels: On back, paper table featuring conversions and mathematical and physical constants (mostly missing).
Instructions
None
Box (colours as shown)
Style: Square L x W x D mm: 310 x 45 x 17
Material: Cardboard Colour: Black
Construction: 2 part, internal sleeve join.
Faced.
Printing: scales + "A.W. FABER" ""CASTELL"" logo on the front.
Round indentations on the front either side of the opening.
Labels: "1/60" on black, on right end.
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