Artifact Details

Title

Paragon protractor No. 1225 in case

Catalog Number

B322.84

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1920

Manufacturer

Keuffel & Esser Co.

Dimensions

overall: 1 in x 14 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in

Description

From Gordon Bell's artifact collection webpage: Keuffel & Esser co., 1 "Paragon protractor No. 1225" protractor, Drawing instrument, ca 1920, USA, nickel, mahogany case with velvet, Buy, NE Trade Center."
The semicircular protractor has a horn center and movable arm capable of being set at .5 degrees. The end of the arm has rust-colored smudge on the top.

Category

Pre-computer/other

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Credit

Courtesy of Gwen & Gordon Bell

Lot Number

B322.84