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Tape Measure with Yuzen Leather Cover

With its rich leather cover and timeless design, this one-of-a-kind tape measure is a work of art in itself.
Tape Measure with Yuzen Leather Cover (*Graduated in centimeters)

Story

Crafted and sewn by hand by the master leatherworker Mr. Takeguchi, the cover features Cohana’s signature flower motif in vibrant color. Mr. Takeguchi adapted traditional Yuzen kimono-dyeing techniques to leather, resulting in an exquisite, three-dimensional design.
Made-in-Japan tape measures are extremely accurate and of the highest quality made in Japan are very accurate and functional. The maker, Hara DOKI, has specialized in the manufacture and development of measuring tools since its foundation in 1906 in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture. Their high-quality glass fiber does not expand or wear with age and ensures a precise measurement no matter how many times it is used.

The numerals on one side of the tape are aligned horizontally. The reverse side is aligned vertically and sports Cohana’s classic two-tone color schematic in 10 cm increments to enable effortless measurement.

Producing Regions

Osaka × Kanagawa

Producers

Yuzen LeatherTakeguchiIkuno-ku, Osaka
By the master leatherworker Mr. Takeguchi, the cover features Cohana’s signature flower motif in vibrant color. Mr. Takeguchi adapted traditional Yuzen kimono-dyeing techniques to leather, resulting in an exquisite, three-dimensional design.

Tape MeasureHARA RULE MFG.CO.LTD. / Odawara City, Kanagawa
HARA RULE MFG.CO.LTD. has specialized in the manufacture and development of measuring tools since its foundation in 1906. Their high-quality glass fiber does not expand or wear with age and ensures a precise measurement no matter how many times it is used.

Product Size

※All measurements are for reference. Please note in advance that the actual dimensions and weight of the product may slightly vary.

Diameter 65mm
Height 15mm
Tape Measure Length 1.5m

Handling Precautions

  • As a characteristics of Yuzen-dyed leather, the color and unevenness of the leather may vary. Please enjoy it as a texture.
  • To remove dirt, apply a diluted solution of neutral detergent to a cloth and wipe gently.
  • To rewind the tape measure, hold the end of the tape measure and press the rewind button in the center of the tape measure and slowly retract it.
    If you wind it up without paying attention, the tip may hit your face or other parts of your body and cause injury.
  • Do not pull out the tape more than 1.5m forcibly, as it may cause malfunction.
  • Please note that the product may deform if placed near a fire or heat source.
  • Since it is made of genuine leather, it may stretch or shrink slightly. Getting wet with water or sweat may cause the color to fade or stain.
  • Keep out of reach of infants.
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