How-Ko, Ruler

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Company Name & Address:

                The How Company

                Old Town, ME

Estimated Price Range:   $40.–$50.

Dimensions:   2 1/4″ x 9″

Colors:  W/G/Bk/R

Weight:  1.4  oz 

Picture Credit:   HDVD

Description:   This is a wonderful and unusual tin: combined paper cutter/ruler/calendar that has information on both sides. The front has a 9″ ruler and the 1909/1910 calendar as well as 4 addresses of the company in various cities. The back advertises its products. Note that the front has a rolled edge that helps keep the ruler in place when you cut paper, draw lines or measure. Also, the tin is curved to fit on the type roller for easy erasures. Made by Columbia…..Patent Applied For”.