Early 20th Century Large 9 Carat Gold and Enamel Gravity Drop Propelling Pencil For Sale
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Early 20th Century Large 9 Carat Gold and Enamel Gravity Drop Propelling Pencil

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A very fine quality early 20th century 9-carat gold and enamel propelling pencil with push button "Gravity Drop" opening mechanism, the plain cylindrical body with integral swivelling perpetual calender with blue enameled numbers and letters for the days of the week, Sunday in red. Of a larger size and more substantial gauge than the more frequently encountered octagonal examples. By S Mordan & Co, circa 1920. Measures: Open 117 mm Closed 80 mm In good condition with no damage or repair and in full working order Weight 39.00 grams (1.25 troy ounces).

Details

  • Creator
    S. Mordan & Co. (Maker)
  • Of the Period
    George V
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    9k Gold
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    H 0.04 in. x W 0.04 in. x D 0.04 in.H 1 mm x W 1 mm x D 1 mm
  • Seller Location
    Sittingbourne, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    AS297
  • Reference Number
    LU972813994682
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