D.B. Pat. u. GM Made in Germany - "0,5, 1, 1,5, 2, 2,5, 3, 3,5" kg per. cm2

OR, 

D.B. Pat. u. GM Made in Germany - "10, 20, 30, 40", 50" Lbs.p.sq.i

Brand: "MESSKO"

Finish: Chrome

Made: Germany

How Many Scales: 1

MESSKO Pouch

Material: Leather

Design: Fuller, not tapered

Stitch: until '57, wrap around

Stitch: after '57, through (can see edges of leather)

Color: Black (mainly), Dark Green, Red, Grey, Brown

Snap: Chrome (outside painted)

Snap Detail:

                         "ECHT"

                         "PRYM"

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Rare Details:

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Left Photo: Yellow Inspection mark

(photo courtesy of Victor Ingram)

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Right Photo: Leather Flap to protect the face of the Gauge from rubbing on the back of the button

(photo courtesy of Victor Ingram)

MESSKO History:

1911   company founded by Albert Hauser

1925  introduction of the first air pressure gauge to the market.

 

1935  The 'MESSKO' brand name is created from the German words for "measuring" (Messung) and "control" (Kontrollen).

1956? Patent Received and "Ballon" dropped from gauge face and "D.B. Pat. u. GM" added

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Ad from 1958