Mechanical pencil

Object Number: 
Z.1710b
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Gold, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Gold plate mechanical pencil with slide ring and perpetual calendar; two-thirds at lead end is cylindrical and decorated with rinceau design, opposite third is heptagonal and stamped with 5 bands of stamped numbers, 1-34, one band above with the letters "D L M N J V S" stamped; cabbage rose finial.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group