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Pencil

Object Number: 
2002.1.4716
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, rubber, wood, graphite
Dimensions: 
4 x 1/2 in. diameter
Description: 
A yellow-beige celluloid pencil holder with an eraser on one end and a metal cap on the other that when pulled out, is reversed and inserted to expose the pencil end. Printed on the celluloid shaft in red "Klanke Funeral Parlors/ Invalid Coach Service/ 12629 Detroit Ave./ Blvd. 8058/ Ford S. Meyers".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group