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Title T-square, engraver's, model 2060-8, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1900-1936.
Object Name T-Square
Catalog Number 2011.005.0119
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Engraver's T-squares, model 2060-8, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1900-1936. Steel 8" blade with hang hole; brass head 4-7/8" wide.

Marking on blade is Keuffel & Esser Co., New York with model number. K&E had its factory in Hoboken and after 1907 also its general offices.

Up until the 37th edition catalog of 1928 this specialty t-square was offered in five sizes including the eight inch one here. From 1928 to 1935 only the 8 and 12 inch ones were offered. With the 38th edition catalog of 1936 only a 12 inch model was sold.

Typical depiction found on page 222 of 1909 33rd edition catalog.
Date 1900-1936
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1936.0
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption full top view
Imagefile 096\20110050119.TIF
Classification Art
Manufacturing
Drafting
Business & Commerce