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    LETTERING SET   
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Maker

Keuffel & Esser Co, Morristown, NJ, USA

Model

LEROY II Lettering Set

Serial Number

nil

Dimensions

410 x 170 x 60 mm

Image

K&E LEROY Lettering Set

K&E LEROY Lettering Set

Description

The LEROY II lettering set was used to write in Indian ink on technical plans (upright and askew to 22). The box at hand contains:

- scriber marked US 3276126 DES 206901

- standard pens 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

- reservoir pen 1

- lower parts of standard pens (3 off)

- (US) template 0.240 in 61-0300-240CL (for Pen 3, 305x22 mm)

- (US) template 0.100 in 61-0300-100CL (for Pen 00, 240x22 mm)

- (US) template 0.140 in 61-0300-140CL (for Pen 1, 240x22 mm)

- One container of black water proof lettering ink (order no 580005)

The scriber features a squeeze lever (to lock the pen), a tail pin (that goes into the groove on the template) and an adjusting screw to adjust the height clearance of the pen.

History & comments

Owned and used by the survey draft persons of the School in the 1970s and 1980s.

Conservation

in original box (125 x 56 x 70 mm).

Condition

good. Foam padding of box is desintegrating.

Remarks

Includes instructions for lettering (1966/1973) and K&E warranty.

See K&E Catalog 5 for Leroy Lettering Equipment 1962-1979+.

Lower figure taken from K&E Catalog 5.

Dates

Catalogued by JMR in July 2010. Photo by JMR.

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