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Title Wood pencil pointer stock no. 58-0540 made by the Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken), n.d., ca. 1960-1970.
Object Name Sharpener, Pencil
Catalog Number 2009.006.0260
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Wooden pencil pointer, stock no. 58-0540, made by the Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken), no date, circa 1960-1970. Shaped natural wood, 7" long x 1-1/4" wide x 5/16" thick (with pad); pad of 12 sheets of flint paper 4" x 1-3/16" wide [ca. 150 grit sandpaper); hanging hole. Imprinted with company logo, product number and "Made in U.S.A." Item is unused.

May have been made after 1970. Product number is hypenated which is unusual for K&E.

Obviously not a mechanical pencil sharpener. A typical item used in drafting work.

K&E had their main office and factories in Hoboken until December, 1968.
Date 1960-1970
Year Range from 1960.0
Year Range to 1970.0
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption Pencil pointer, K&E (Keuffel & Esser); sandpaper pad on wooden stick
Imagefile 071\20090060260.JPG
Classification Drafting
Business & Commerce
Manufacturing