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Mechanical pencil

Object Number: 
Z.2300.18
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 1 x 8.3 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Plain cylindrical silver metal mechanical pencil (inside works missing), with ribbed sliding ring.
Gallery Label: 
This mechanical pencil was among the items in a jewelry box which came from the Livingston family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group