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Saturday, November 26, 2022

  Sampson Mordan of England produced this very nice silver cedar holder pencil. The piece is fully hallmarked as shown. The wooden pencil insert is deployed by a sliding collar/channel. Circa 1846. The pencil is 3 3/4 inches long. Both pencil refills shown have never sharpened.

Saturday, November 19, 2022

  Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt made mechanical pencils in America and England. Circa 1920 - 1950. I'm showing here a small representative sample of some of their models.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

  I'm showing a double-ended telescopic mechanical pencil  The piece is color banded for blue and red leads   Circa 1900. It is hallmarked 925 (for silver percentage) and E.B. (for the maker). This pencil unit is 2 13/16 inches long closed and 5 5/8 inches ready to write.

Saturday, November 5, 2022

  Waterman produced a combination mechanical pencil / knife in the 1930's I'm showing two examples. The red ripple piece is 5 1/8 inches long. The other is 5 inches. Both are unmarked.