|Title||Handy Wyteface steel tape rule, 7408-6, 72", made by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., ca. 1950-1960|
|Object Name||Measure, Tape|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Gift of the Kostelecky Family.|
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.
|Year Range from||1950|
|Year Range to||1960|
333 Washington St.
Charm Beauty Salon Boutique
|Caption||case with maker's plate; opposite side with Keuffel & Esser Co. lettering|