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Title K&E Leroy Lettering Pen made by Keuffel & Esser Co., (Hoboken, N.J.), n.d., ca. 1940-1945.
Object Name Pen, Lettering
Catalog Number 2009.006.0064
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description K&E Leroy Lettering Pen made by Keuffel & Esser Company, (Hoboken, N.J.), no date, circa 1940-1945. Eight each. Two-piece tubular wood sleeve, 3/8" diameter x 1-3/8" long; container wrapped with printed paper label in black and red on white paper; contents is a machined metal pen nib designed for use in Leroy pen holders and scribers. All containers are open; one with loss of paper identifying specific contents.

No location other than "Made in U.S.A." on the label. K&E general offices and factory were in Hoboken during the period when these were manufactured.

Container product number (note: the actual K&E pen in several cases were not the one stated on the label):
3233-00; two each
3233-0; two each
3233-2; two each
3233-?: holds a 3233-8N pen
Date 1940-1945
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1945
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption exterior of two typical tubes
Imagefile 069\20090060064.TIF
Classification Drafting
Business & Commerce