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Title Handy Wyteface steel tape rule, 7408-6, 72", made by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., ca. 1950-1960
Object Name Measure, Tape
Catalog Number 2009.021.0004
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Gift of the Kostelecky Family.
Description Handy Wyteface steel tape rule, 7408-6, six feet, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., no date, circa 1950-1960. Bright cast steel case, 2" square x 5/8" thick; retractable 1/2 wide steel tape measure with black markings on white. With: original printed cardstock paper box; lacking top flap.

Tape has patent no. 2,089,209. Graduated in inches to sixteenths. Non-locking tape.

Keuffel & Esser had their main office and factories in Hoboken when this item was made.

From the former Kostelecky family residence and business at 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken.
Date 1950-1960
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms 333 Washington St.
Charm Beauty Salon Boutique
Caption case with maker's plate; opposite side with Keuffel & Esser Co. lettering
Imagefile 072\20090210004.TIF
Classification Advertising
Domestic Life