|Title||K&E Leroy Lead Holder N3238-1 made by Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken, N.J.), n.d., ca. 1940s.|
|Object Name||Pencil, Mechanical|
|Collection||Keuffel & Esser Company Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
K&E Leroy Lead Holder N3238-1made by Keuffel & Esser Company, (Hoboken, N.J.), no date, circa 1940s. Two-piece tubular wood sleeve, 3/8" diameter x 1-7/16" long; container wrapped with printed paper label; contents is a machined metal tube for holding pencil leads and designed for use in Leroy pen holders and scribers.
No location other than "Made in U.S.A." on the label. K&E main offices and factory were in Hoboken during the period when this was manufactured.
|Year Range from||1940.0|
|Year Range to||1950.0|
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||container and contents, lead holder|
Business & Commerce