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Title Plumb bob, 6481-14, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., ca.1950-1960.
Object Name Bob, Plumb
Catalog Number 2009.001.0032
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Plumb bob, 6481-14, made by Keuffel & Esser Company, (Hoboken, N.J.), no date, circa 1950-1960. Machined brass with screw cap and replaceable hardened steel point; fourteen ounces; 4-3/4" long x 1-1/2" diameter. With: leather belt holder; string cord plumb line.

Plumb box is marked "K&E CO" and the model number: the holder is unmarked. The "14" in the product number indicates weight; this style went up to 24 ounces.

K&E main offices and factory were in Hoboken during the period when this was manufactured.
Date 1950-1960
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption plumb bob in holder with strap closed, open & plumb bob out of holder
Imagefile 067\20090010032.JPG
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce