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Title Wooden pencil pointer, stock no. 3508, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y., n.d., ca.1925-1940.
Object Name Sharpener, Pencil
Catalog Number 2009.001.0049
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Wooden pencil pointer, stock no. 3508, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., New York, no date, circa 1925-1940. Shaped natural wood (darkened), 7-3/8"" long x 1-1/4" wide x 5/16" thick (with pad); pad of 12 sheets of emery paper 4" x 1-1/4" wide; hanging hole. Imprinted in black with product name and number and company name. Lightly used.

Obviously not a mechanical pencil sharpener. A typical item used in drafting work.

K&E had their main office and factories in Hoboken when this item was made. Dating of this item is only approximate and may be earlier or later.
Date 1925-1940
Year Range from 1925
Year Range to 1940
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption imprinted side
Imagefile 068\20090010049.JPG
Classification Drafting
Business & Commerce
Manufacturing