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Title Bow compass distributed by Keuffel & Esser Company, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1930-1960.
Object Name Compass, Bow
Catalog Number 2005.014.0003
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Gift of William H. Miller
Description Bow compass distributed by Keuffel & Esser Company, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1930-1960. Nickel plated metal, ca. 4-1/2" high. Marked "K+E" and "Germany."

Item belonged to William H. Miller, Sr. (1922?-2004) of Hoboken. This drawing compass typically used for drafting or technical drawing was intended to hold pencil lead, but usually an accessory holder could be attached for ink drawing.
Date 1930-1960
Year Range from 1930.0
Year Range to 1960.0
Search Terms Keuffel & Esser Co.
K & E
Imagefile 035\20050140003.JPG
Classification Drafting
Business & Commerce