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Pencil

Object Number: 
2002.1.4758
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Metal, plastic, rubber
Dimensions: 
5 1/4 x 3/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A pearly yellow plastic mechanical pencil with a blue cap over an eraser and the barrel printed in blue "The Old Line Life/ Insurance Company Of America/ Milwaukee, Wisconsin".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group