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Q: I am interested in learning about this old figural tape measure. It belonged to my mother. The rabbit is 2 3/8 inches long and 2 inches high. He's metal, with an "egg" that appears to be celluloid stored in his hindquarters. The fabric tape is stored in the egg and is wound up by turning the rabbit's tail. I had to sew a button on the end to keep the end of the tape outside the egg.