|Title||Leroy Lettering Templates, 5, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., ca. 1950s.|
|Object Name||Template, Lettering|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Leroy Lettering Template, Capitals, Lower Case & Numbers, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., no date, circa 1950s. Five each of different sizes with orginal packaging. White plastic facing laminated to black plastic core, 7/8" high x 1/8" thick x either 9-3/8" or 11-7/8" wide; engraved (alphabet on front; numbers on back) through white facing to display characters in black; stamped manufacturer's markings in red. Paper sleeve with applied printed label.
These are 9-3/8" wide.
These are 11-7/8" wide.
The templates were used for inked lettering on architectural & engineering drawings or maps.
K+E factory was in Hoboken during most of the estimated period of when they were made. To be researched for more precise date of issue.
|Year Range from||1955|
|Year Range to||1970|
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||Leroy templates 3240-100CL, 3240-120CL, 3240-140CL|
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