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.

Front views

Rear View

Edge Views

Magnifier detail

End view showing production numbers