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Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Electro Pointer Bakelite Pencil Sharpener

$1,350Asking Price


Machine Age Art Deco Streamline electro pointer bakelite electric pencil sharpener. Industrial design. PRICE REDUCED Another original Machine Age sculptural design Icon you will rarely find in this condition with original tag, sticker, and original adjustable Bakelite dial. Sculpture. Modernist. Industrial. Featured in several Museum collections, books, etc.; typically in the later 1960s+ version with the Swingline XI mark, and produced in Grey plaskon, a much later mass-produced version. One of the early Iconic American Industrial Design streamlined re-designs of a common object by Edward C. Hoffmann for Triple E Products and distributed by Stile Craft MFGRS, St. Louis. Patent #2335148, 1942/43 With original attached cord, currently functioning well. Provides a very significantly sharp point. Untouched original condition. As with all vintage powered devices, continued safe functioning is not guaranteed.


  • Creator
    Edward C. Hoffmann (Designer),Stile Craft Manufacturers 1 (Retailer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Width: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)Depth: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1942-1943
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU945211088043

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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