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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
Catalog Number 2009.006.0045
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description 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.
Date 1945-1962
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1962.0
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption pen with box
Imagefile 068\20090060045-2.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce