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Object Name: Pencil
Date: ca. 1854
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Medium: Thermoplastic, gold, lead
Dimensions: Overall: 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 7.9 x 0.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Dark brown thermoplastic pencil with opening for lead at one end, screw-on cover at opposite end for housing extra lead; tips are gold with incised rinceau design.
Object Number: INV.769r.1-2
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Marks: Stamped on barrel: "Mabie's Patent / CCT 31854"