A small retractable tape measure in a cream coloured circular case decorated on one side with a hand painted floral arrangement in shades of blue, pink and green. The textile tape contained within the case is marked in inches on one side only and measures up to 48 inches. It is marked 'Foreign' and pulls out with a square metal pull. The undecorated side of the case has a metal retractable button. This example dates from the 1950s. The case is made in two halves of injection moulded polystyrene which are fabricated together.