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Vintage 1930-1950 Engineering Drafting Portable Case 30 Piece Tool Instrument

This vintage engineering drafting tool case comes packed with about 30 pieces of engineering tools, drawings, notes, a manual, etc. This virtual time capsule of products dates from 1930 to the 1950s. A hand-written note references explosions at U.S. munitions factories during the 1920s. An ideal collection for engineers, architects, students, drafting tool collectors, aficionados, or as a display. The case is roomy with a hard brown exterior, plastic handle, brass fittings, and a matt gold paper lining with elastic tool holders.

Case with contents:

(1) Hard-shelled portable drafting cases brown exterior gold interior, locking (no key), shows signs of use and age, scuffs, hinges, and closing mechanism work well, handle is intact

(1) F. Weber & Co. Philadelphia set of drafting tools in a green-velvet lined hard case. Weber & Co was one of the oldest 18and one of the largest American manufacturers and suppliers of artist materials. Established in 1853 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Condition: heavy wear, patina, and slight rust, case hinge is detached

(1) A.W. Faber Castell, Locktite Mechanical Pencil, 9400 2H, shows signs of use and age

(2) Venus Unique Erasable 1279 Yellow Pencil, shows signs of use and age

(2) Dixon Best Golden Yellow 353,

shows signs of use and age

(1) A.W. Faber Castell Farber H Pencil 9000 Germany, shows signs of use and age

(1) Defiance Sales Corp Horsehair Architect Dusting Brush. It has a turned one-piece wood handle and is stamped ‘Sterilized No. 2196 Defiance Sales Corp.’, shows signs of use and age

(1) Staedtler-Mars Engineers Scale Ruler 961  93-34, shows signs of use and age

(1) Alvin No. 280X Boxwood West Germany Engine Divided U. S. ST’D Ruler, shows signs of use and age

(1) J. H. Weil Engineer Ruler, shows signs of use and age

(1) Dietzgen Clearcite Acrylic Plastic Triangle 2016-12” inch, shows signs of use, shows signs of use and age

(1) Drafting Dry Cleaning Pad

(1) Sterling Plastics Plastic Combo Protractor French Curve Ruler Circle Gauge, shows signs of use, shows signs of use and age

(2)  American Standard Products 1959 Plastic Template for bathrooms, tubs, toilet, sinks, institutional fixtures, shows signs of use and age

(1)  Timely Plastic Template for bathrooms, tubs, toilet, sinks, institutional fixtures, shows signs of use and age

(1) RapiDesign No. 40 Plastic Circle Template, shows signs of use and age

(1) Pickell 1200 Plastic Circle Template, shows signs of use and age

(1) RapiDesign No. 22 Plastic ABC (Architects Builders Contractors) Template, shows signs of use and age

(1) Greenlee Tool Co. Maywood, Illinois Handy Paper “Calculator” 1944, shows signs of use and age

(1) Design Standards American Bridge Co New York Office 18000 Unit Stress October 1938 Design & Estimating Book, shows signs of use and age

(1) David Lupton’s Sons Company Philadelphia Pivoted Windows Measuring “Calculator”, shows signs of use and age

(6) Engineering/Technical Hand drawings, the paper has yellow toning

(1) Hand-written formula, the paper has yellow toning

(1) Hand-written note about US Arsenals, “2 Million #Explosives Black Tom Explosion Case of Sabotage, Picatinny Arsenal, Kingsland Fire, Lake Denmark Fire”, the paper has yellow toning

In good condition with signs of use and age. See individual list for condition or message for further details.