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Pencil box

Object Number: 
2002.1.4698
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
5 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A long slim black box with a white paper label printed in black "1/2 doz. A.W. Faber's/ Siberian Leads/ for his/ New Patent Artist's Pencils/ with moveable Leads/ HHHHHH/ Prize-Medals/ London 1851/ New-York 1853/ Paris 1855, Prussia, Bavaria and Saxony./ Manufactory established/ 1761." Three lead refills remain inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group