Mechanical pencil

Mechanical pencil
Title
Mechanical pencil
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Object Number 
Z.2300.18
Gallery Label 
This mechanical pencil was among the items in a jewelry box which came from the Livingston family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group