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An early Victorian pistol propelling pencil with mechanised shooting propulsion of the pencil, the barrel signed S. Mordan 353 July 6 1840, with scrolled handle, 6.6cm long, 12.6g

A similar example of this pencil is illustrated in Bull, K., The KB Collection of Pencils, private publication, 2012, page 23

The shooting mechanism is in good working order. The signature and patent date of 6th July 1840 is rubbed commensurate with age and use.


Sampson Mordan Victorian miniature pistol pencil

SKU: 343065
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