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Name and Model Number Keuffel and Esser 4100
Country of Origin USA
Date of Manufacture Listed in K+E catalog 1900- 1901 (early 1900ís)
Front Scales Unmarked - has horizontal differences and vertical distance calculations
Back Scales none
Scale Length 25 cm (9.8 inches)
Type of Rule Slide Rule
Construction Celluloid on Mahogany
Area of Use Topography
Comment K&E's first linear stadia slide rule
Rarity RR
Donor Collection of Clay Castleberry
Match Number 286
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In conjunction with our 'donors' we assign a rarity rating to each item, based on the system devised by Herman van Herwijnen
(1929 - 2004), renowned Dutch collector, author, and creator of Herman's Archive, a collection of 5,000 slide rule images on CD.
• RR = Rare - 1 of 25 collectors has one; it may take a year to find an example in the marketplace.
• RRR = Very Rare - only a few known to collectors; may be several years before it comes up for sale.
• RRRR = Extremely Rare - a museum piece; unlikely that an example will come up for sale.