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Title Instruction pamphlet for Both's Patent Section Liner & Scale Divider, no. 1159, issued by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., ca.1891-1894.
Object Name Manual
Catalog Number 2009.006.0164.01
MULTIMEDIA LINKS CLICK HERE to view the PDF; note - please be patient while file opens.
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Instruction pamphlet for Both's Patent Section Liner and Scale Divider, no. 1159, issued by Keuffel & Esser Company, New York, no date, circa 1891-1894.

Single folio, 5-5/8" wide x 8-5/8" high, [4] pp. This item accompanied objects catalog 2009.006.0163, a Both's Patent Section Liner which was a machine for the methodical drawing of repeated and precise parallel lines at a selected angle as required by drafting workers, engineers, mapmakers, etc.

Condition of this item is very poor. Reference prints on file. PDF on file; tiffs media archive.

On the instruction sheets is "New York and Chicago." This branch opened in 1891 and the St. Louis branch which opened in 1894 is not listed, so the date range for when this booklet and the object were issued is probably 1891-1894.

Note the faint red diagonal background imprinting on each page: "Keuffel & Esser Co., New York & Chicago."

Keuffel & Esser Co. main office and factories were in Hoboken in the period when this item was made.
Date 1891-1894
Year Range from 1891.0
Year Range to 1894.0
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption pg [1] of 4
Imagefile 070\2009006016401.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce