|Manufactured: 1874 to 1984|
Features: Blade is graduated, top of handle is at 45 degrees.
Patent: Charles Winterbottom's 7/29/1869 ( mitre design )
JustusA.Traut's May 26, 1874 ( construction )
Sizes: 4, 6, 8 inch blade
Construction: Iron frame handle with black walnut inlay
Average price as given by Walter: $20 to $80
Type 1: $35 to $100 (1874 to 1897)
Notes: Also available with graduation. later models sold as the "Combined Try & Mitre Square". The earliest models have three rivets securing the blade to the handle with lead fill between the rivets. Soon after the lead was eliminated. In 1898 redesigned to a solid cast iron handle. Iron handle has a crosshatch design pattern in the 1940's and later.
|Type||Period||Catalog Line Drawing||Example|
|Type 1||1874 to 1887||
Early Catalog Picture
Early Type I Stanley No 1 Winterbottom's Patent Combined Try and Mitre Squares with Patent Dates on Handle and Lead Infill Surrounding Rivets
|Type 2||1888 to 1884||
Later Type 2 Stanley No 1 Winterbottom's Patent Combined Try and Mitre Square