Mechanical Pencil

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1891-1914

GUSN

GUSN-72803

Description

Silver; spiral body, retractable lead; mushroom finial

Details

Descriptive Terms

mechanical pencils
casting (process)
lead (metal)
paper (fiber product)
steel (alloy)
Steel
Lead
Unidentified Paper
Slip Cast
PENCIL, MECHANICAL

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Faber, Johann (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Germany, BAVARIA

Dimensions

5.5 (H), 1 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.4137