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Title Locke's hand level, model 5701, made by Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y. (Made in Hoboken.) N.d., ca. 1920-1950.
Object Name Level, Surveyor's
Catalog Number 2008.012.0095
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Locke's hand level, model 5701, manufactured by Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y. No date, circa 1900-1930. Black painted metal and brass with glass bubble, 5" length x 7/8" diameter + height of bubble case; 5-5/8" long with draw to eyepiece extended. With: leather belt pouch (straps for closure and belt attachment no longer present; original rivets still present.)

Model is marked only "Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y." on tube behind bubble. Product number does not appear on item.

K & E main offices and factories were in Hoboken during this period.
Date 1920-1950
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms Keuffel & Esser Co.
K & E
Caption pocket level with leather case for belt
Imagefile 065\20080120095-6.JPG
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
Retail