This all-original lettering set comes in its beautiful mahogany box as well as its original cardboard storage box. This set was made by the Keuffel & Esser Company (K&E) which produced various drafting supplies and surveying instruments from the 1860s until the 1980s.
This is the Doric Lettering Set #61 3135 which included a lettering template with 3 sizes of capital and lower case letters and numbers, an adjustable scriber, two pens, a lead holder, a straightedge, and an ink cartridge. This set is missing one of the pen nibs, but everything else is here, and is in remarkably good condition. (Everything looks almost brand new, and was obviously well cared-for. There are minor signs of wear on the scriber and the cardboard storage box.)
This vintage lettering guide set was designed for architectural and technical drawing, but could also be used for other design and craft work. The instructions for use are on the insdie lid of the wooden case.
K&E also produced various other drafting supplies and surveying instruments from the 1860s until the 1980s. Vintage lettering sets like this make great nostalgic gifts for architects, engineers and designers.
Dimensions: 13-5/8"Lx 3-7/8"W x 2-1/4"H
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