ApplicationNo. 07/071214 filed on 07/08/1987
US Classes:33/760, Combined33/761Specified reel housing feature
ExaminersPrimary: Haroian, Harry N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG01B 3/00 (20060101)
G01B 3/02 (20060101)
G01B 3/10 (20060101)
AbstractA multifunction combination tape measuring device includes a housing and a tape reel rotatably received in the housing and wound thereon with a flexible tape. The device is characterized by the housing being formed integrally into various functional components such as a sharpener and a draw knife for sharpening pencil, a holder for retaining pen or pencil therein and a shallow groove for retaining memo pads thereon and with a hard-copy writing surface made of suitable material such as P.V.C. and mounted thereon to provide a reusable reserve writing surface. Pencil shavings collecting compartments are provided having exits for disposal of shavings. By such an arrangement of the invention it allows the use of tape measure in a most convenient and effective way for a user at any job site.