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Title K&E Draft-Clean Powder, 58 0680; old N3036, distributed by Keuffel & Esser Co., n.d., 1956-1965.
Object Name Can
Catalog Number 2009.006.0143
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description K&E Draft Clean Powder for Clean Drawings, 58 0680; old N3036, distributed by Keuffel & Esser Company, (NY & Hoboken), no date, ca. 1956-1965. Printed cardboard tube, 2" diameter x 2-1/4" high, printed paper label surrounding entire face; metal sprinkler (perforated) top; metal bottom with removable lid for refilling can.

Not stated on the label, but as described in the catalogue, it was a two ounce container. Circa 1956, the company began to use a new stock number system, which is why this product lists new and old stock numbers. The patent number on the back, 2,305,910, is from 1942 and is not a K&E patent.

Keuffel & Esser Co. main office and factories were in Hoboken in the period when this item was made.
Date 1958-1965
Year Range from 1958.0
Year Range to 1965.0
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption front
Imagefile 070\20090060143.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Manufacturing
Drafting