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Sunday, April 23, 2023

  A few mechanical pencils and a pencil holder for Sunday. Circa 1920s - 1930s. Fin-Sharp, VUCU, Parker, Waterman's, Parker, Chilton, noname, Sheaffer's, Conway Stewart, Gold Bond, Wahl-Eversharp, and Sheaffer's. The display box is 6 inches by 8 inches. 

Sunday, April 16, 2023

  Show and Tell today is a made-in-France silver and gold mechanical pencil. Circa 1900. It is vertically embossed with alternating Fleur-de-lis and grapevine patterns. The length is 5 3/4 inches. It makes for a nice desk pencil.

Friday, April 7, 2023

  I'm showing today a small group of mechanical pencils, Circa 1920s thru the early 1950s. From the far left are three Waterman's pencils. To their right are all Sheaffer's.

Saturday, April 1, 2023

  A nice 3 stage telescopic mechanical pencil made in England. It is fully hallmarked TA & Co. (company), sterling silver (material), Birmingham (city of origin), and 1893 (date of production). The piece is further inscribed with info about the retail jeweler/seller Alexander Brothers. The pencil is 2 3/8 inches long closed and 5 9/16 inches extended (ready to write).