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Office supply

Object Number: 
2002.1.4695
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A long narrow bright yellow tin with a sliding top over a blue base. The top is printed in blue "Fineline/ Thin Leads/ HB Medium F15", and on the side "Sheaffer's". Held lead refills for mechanical pencils.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group