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Friday, April 29, 2022

Showing is a representative sample of mechanical pencils from various makers of the day. They were created and produced during the 1920s and 30s. From left to right are Triad, Parker, Chilton, Crocker, Montblanc, Crocker, Sheaffer, Parker, Carters, Zaner-Blozer by Parker, Wahl-Eversharp, and Waterman. For pencil sizing clarity, the box interior dimensions are 5 1/2" X 7 3/4". 

Saturday, April 23, 2022

  Today I'm showing a silver mechanical pencil styled as a lighthouse   It was likely made in the United States or England. Circa 1880 - 1890. The pencil without the ring assembly is 2 3/8 inches long closed and 3 7/8 inches extended.