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Title Leroy lettering geological symbols template 61 2350-120 made by Keuffel & Esser Co., cpyrt 1966.
Object Name Template, Lettering
Catalog Number 2009.006.0103
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description 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.
Date 1966-1970
Year Range from 1966.0
Year Range to 1970.0
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption template with box; detail of printed label on end of box tray
Imagefile 069\20090060103.TIF
Notes Patent number 1,528,142 - March 1925
Patent number 2,011,195 - 1936
Classification Business & Commerce
Manufacturing