Office supply

Object Number: 
2002.1.4696
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
3 3/4 x 7/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A long narrow beige box with brown borders and printed in brown on the front "Eagle Copying Leads/ Pat. June 26, 1877./ For Automatic Pencils/ Size A, Pat. May 29, 1879.../ !/4 Dozen Best Copying Leads/ No. 941". The reverse has instructions for use. One lead refill remains inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group