|Title||Steel arrows, stock no. 6509-2, manufactured by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d, ca. 1950-1960.|
|Object Name||Stake, Survey|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Steel arrows, stock no. 6509-2, manufactured by Keuffel & Esser Co., New York & Hoboken, no date, circa 1950-1960. Pointed steel stake, 7/32" diameter, with 2" diameter ring head; overall 14" high; painted with enamel paint in alternate red and white markings; original two piece tray box with printed paper label on end of sliding tray (only identification of maker and product name.) Box labeled as 1 set of 11 arrows (which corresponds to catalog description); only six present. Box: plain corrugated cardboard, 16" long x 3" wide x 2" high.
Surveyors would use an arrow to mark a specific spot or by running rope through the ring of several to define a specific area. Obsolete name for item is surveyor's pins.
K&E main office and factories were in Hoboken during the period when this item was made and sold.
|Year Range from||1950.0|
|Year Range to||1960.0|
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||arrows (stakes) and open carton|
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