|Title||Anvil Railroad Pen 5-1/4", model 932, sold by the Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y., n.d., ca. 1945-1962.|
|Object Name||Pen, Ruling|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
Anvil (trademark) Railroad Pen 5-1/4", model 932, sold by the Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y., no date, circa 1945-1962. Hollow black handle with two pairs of nickel silver curved spring blades with three adjustment nuts. With: slipcase cardboard box with embossed paper and printed label. Marked on largest adustment nut: K & E Co. Germany.
Other common name was curve or ruling pen.
K+E general offices and factory were in Hoboken during the period when this item was made.
While this item was not made in Hoboken, it is a typical example of the imported products that were stocked and shipped by K&E; the box was probably made in Hoboken.
This item was replaced ca. 1956-1962 by the Mark I Railroad Pen, model no. 55-1854 (K&E went to six digit stock numbers from 1956-1962), which noted it was the "old 932." See objects 2009.006.0046.
|Year Range from||1945.0|
|Year Range to||1962.0|
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||pen with box|
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