|Title||Parallel Line Tracer 1859D made by the Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken), n.d., ca. 1948-1960.|
|Object Name||Template, Drafting|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Parallel Line Tracer stock no. 1859D made by the Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken), no date, circa 1948-1960. "Xylonite" brand transparent plastic, 1-3/4" diameter, machined holes; stamped black numerals, logo and lettering. With: original printed stock envelope. Enclosed: printed product sheet , 4-5/8" x 6-5/8".
Apparently introduced with the 41st edition catalog of 1949. Different items using the 1859 stock number appear in prior catalogs. Product sheet has a 1948 copyright.
Front of product sheet has an illustration showing it in use.
Back of product sheet has some suggested uses with details of how to use it:
In Graph Plotting
In Railroad Work
In Airplane or Ship Design
As A Lettering Guide
In Mathematical Analysis
K&E had their main office and factories in Hoboken when this item was made.
|Year Range from||1948|
|Year Range to||1955|
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||tracer enlarged; tracer actual size & envelope|
Business & Commerce