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Name K & E Salisbury Products Division
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Image of Keuffel & Esser Slide Rule Dates. Slide Rule Museum; Ed Chamberlain; Clark McCoy. - Documents

Keuffel & Esser Slide Rule Dates. Slide Rule Museum; Ed Chamberlain; Clark McCoy. - Documents

Reference record for research: digital record only. No folder. Estimating Keuffel & Esser Slide Rule Dates. Chart & text as found 2010 at: http://sliderulemuseum.com/SR_Dates.htm#KE -------- Chart for Estimating Keuffel & Esser Slide Rule Dates. Ed Chamberlain 12/27/00 [chart with text below - see image] [on same webpage] Here are some excerpts written by Clark McCoy: Serial Numbers: Serial numbers started in 1924 beginning with 0 and going through 999999 then rolling over to 0 again. There were three rollovers occurring in 1943-1944, 1954, and 1962. In general the production rate was about 70,000 rules per year until the 1950s. In the 1950s and it was over 100,000 pe

Image of Slide rule: Picker X-ray Fetal Medical, made by K&E Co., [Hoboken], n.d., ca. 1950s-1967. - Rule, Slide

Slide rule: Picker X-ray Fetal Medical, made by K&E Co., [Hoboken], n.d., ca. 1950s-1967. - Rule, Slide

Picker X-ray Fetal Medical slide rule, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., [Hoboken], no date, circa 1950s-1967. Printed, black on white, wood with metal caliper measure; 2-3/4" overall height (stator 1-13/16") x 15" long x 3/8" thick. Improved glass indicator, special, hairline on lower half only. An uncommon slide rule and an example of commissioned work done by K&E where special slide rules were custom made to the customer's specifications. The name of the rule does appear on the item and the one used here is the common name often found for it. Used to measure the size of a fetus head in utero from an x-ray or x-rays made of the mother's pelvic region. The reverse has four reference illustrati

Image of K&E K-12 Prep Slide Rule, 68 1892. Made by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., 1962-1972. - Rule, Slide

K&E K-12 Prep Slide Rule, 68 1892. Made by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., 1962-1972. - Rule, Slide

K&E K-12 Prep Slide Rule, 68 1892. Made by Keuffel & Esser Co., no date, circa 1962-1972. 10" all plastic (white Vinylite) slide rule except for metal spring in otherwise all-plastic indicator. Lacking: original case (plastic vinyl sleeve) or instructions. All markings are in a dark green ink matching the plastic bracket ends. K&E general offices and factories were in Hoboken up to December 1968 and after that in Morristown, N.J. Actually made in Connecticut by K&E Salisbury Products Division. Item is only marked with "Keuffel & Esser Co.", "K&E" and "Made in U.S.A." plus the rule name and stock number. Rule was introduced in 1962 and production ended in 1972. All scales are on the fron

Image of K&E Salisbury Products Division Slide Rules. - Book

K&E Salisbury Products Division Slide Rules. - Book

K&E Salisbury Products Division Slide Rules. By Joseph L. Soper. [Pleasanton, CA]: The Oughtred Society, [2007]. First edition. Small 4to softcover. pp. [xiv], 131, illustrated. No index. Copy 1. Soper became a Keuffel & Esser Hoboken employee in 1966 and was soon transferred to the Salibury Products Plant in Lakeville, Ct.. This wholly-owned division produced slide rules for K&E from ca. 1951 to 1976. It recounts the corporate history of the period including the transfer of Salisbury operations back to Hoboken in 1969 for a brief period that ended in 1970. Useful timeline from 1951 as well as the sale and demise of K&E and its successive corporate owners. Soper provides a detailed hist

Image of Oughtred Society Slide Rule Reference Manual, The. - Book

Oughtred Society Slide Rule Reference Manual, The. - Book

The Oughtred Society Slide Rule Reference Manual. Edited by Ted Hume and Bob Koppany. Los Angeles: Striking Impressions, [2005]. First edition. Small 4to softcover. pp. [viii], 104, illustrated. Indexed. Copy 1. Keuffel & Esser Co., a Hoboken based company that was once a major maker of slide rules, is among the many companies whose products are seen and discussed in this work. Chapter titles: What is a Slide Rule How A Slide Rule Works History of the Slide Rule Common Types of Slide Rules Less Common Types of Slide Rules Learning Your Way Around a Slide Rule Performing Basic Calculations Performing Advanced Calculations Tricks and Time Savers List of 24 Common Slide Rule Scal