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Title Scale rule, 6", made by Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken; marked with K&E employee name.
Object Name Ruler
Catalog Number 2010.018.0001
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Gift of Werner Hauschild.
Description Ruler, 6", probably made by Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken, N.J. and marked with name of employee, engineer Werner Hauschild. No date, circa 1950s-1960s. Boxwood and white celluloid with black markings, four bevels, 6" long scales (overall 6-3/4".) Name is engraved in boxwood: W. Hauschild.

No K&E markings on the item including product number nor any marks by any other possible manufacturer. End thickness is slightly greater than typical K&E items, but that is not considered definitive in stating that it was or was not made by K&E. Hauschild was employed as a K&E engineer working on transits and theodolites for circa 30 years starting about 1954.

Scales:
1/8" - 1/16"
1/4" - 1/32"
Date 1954-1968
Year Range from 1954
Year Range to 1968
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption Keuffel & Esser scale rule
Imagefile 077\20100180001.jpg
Classification Manufacturing