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Sunday, June 25, 2017

  Just a cool, little noname pencil. 5 1/2 inches long.

Friday, June 23, 2017

  In 1909 the tower of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Building in New York City was completed. Tiffany created a magic pencil representing the tower. The pictured example is shown here in the fully extended position. Calendar courtesy of my buddy Jon Veley. Enjoy!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

  Osmia of Germany produced very nice mechanical pencils. Here showing are two examples from the late 1920's - mid 1930's period.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Shown here are a couple store display writing instrument cases. Circa thereabouts 1925 - 1930. On the left is an Eberhard Faber and on the right is a Koh-I-Noor. For the curious, that is a boxed Parker bridge set sitting in the right case.