Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Architects' scale 22211T23
6" long, 1" wide, 1/4" thick
signed "KEUFFEL" "& BESSER CO." "N.Y." in a circle, "1419" and a winged griffin trademark
This rule has a metric scale and is one meter long. The Keuffel & Esser Co. was located in
New York City from 1867 to 1962 (Nelson 1999, 447). Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection
Architects' scale 22211T19
12 3/4" long, 7/8" wide
signed "U.S. ST'D"
The mark "U.S. ST'D" refers to United States standard measurements and may indicate this
was foreign-made. Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Combination square with square head 32912T1
10 1/4" long
signed "DAVIS THE HARDWARE MAN BOSTON"
Davis the Hardware Man is mentioned as a vendor operating on the corner of Portland and
Sudbury streets in Boston in the April, 1905 issue of Hardware Dealers’ Magazine. This rule is
graduated in 64ths of an inch. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Compass 22311T2
7 1/2" long
signed in a circle "W. SCHOLLHORN NEW HAVEN, CT." and "PAT. APPLD. FOR" "3" on one
leg and owner mark "G.A.O." on other leg
Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Folding rule 22211T22
39.37" long, 5/8" wide, 3/32" thick
unsigned
This rule has a metric scale and is one meter long. Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection
Folding rule 22211T9
12" long (extended), 3" long (folded), 5/16" wide, 1/8" thick
unsigned
The body is a plastic composite made to mimic ivory. The metal is brass plated. Part of the
Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Hermaphrodite dividers 30911T4
6" long
signed "W. C. HOWATT" a hand-stamped owner's mark
Marking gauge 31808SLP23
9" long photo photo
signed "PAT. AUG. 5, 1873"

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