K&E 4032 With Articulated Magnifying Lens
Early Version About 1900
From the collection of Michael Frey
Pictures by Michael Frey
This is a beautiful example of an early 4032 with magnifier lens. This rule is described in the 1900/1901 catalog. Because this rule does not have an adjustable frame that was patented in 1900 I believe that this rule was produced about 1900.
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