|Title||Leroy lettering geological symbols template 61 2350-120 made by Keuffel & Esser Co., cpyrt 1966.|
|Object Name||Template, Lettering|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Leroy lettering geological symbols template 61 2350-120 made by Keuffel & Esser Company, (Hoboken), copyright 1966. Laminated plastic incised with symbols (one side only; back is blank), 12" long x 7/8" high x 1/8" thick. With: original two piece slipcase carton with printed paper label on tray end.
For use in the Leroy lettering system. Typically used by mapmakers, geologists, etc. Sometimes referred to as a mining symbol template. Corresponds to 3240G-120 found in 42nd edition catalog.
Printed label with copyright date is also marked with a price in ballpoint ink, $13.40, which would be correct for a mid-1960s price (it would be circa $79 in 2009 dollars.)
Keuffel & Esser Co. main office and factories were in Hoboken in the period when this item was made.
|Year Range from||1966|
|Year Range to||1970|
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||template with box; detail of printed label on end of box tray|
Patent number 1,528,142 - March 1925
Patent number 2,011,195 - 1936
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