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Title K&E Leroy Lead Holder N3238-1 made by Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken, N.J.), n.d., ca. 1940s.
Object Name Pencil, Mechanical
Catalog Number 2009.006.0050
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description 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.
Date 1940-1950
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption container and contents, lead holder
Imagefile 068\20090060050.TIF
Classification Drafting
Business & Commerce