Posted 12 months ago
These are some old Mechanical pencils and accessories my grandfather used in Germany. Circa estimated in the 1930's. The first picture is of two mechanical pencils of unknown make. One has a gold-colored pattern with a black plastic lead-adjusting cap. It has no identification mark. It may be gold-plated or just brass. It is 4" long. The second one is a black plastic with a black lead-adjuster and red cap at the end. The only mark on this is BBC. It is 3 1/2" long.
The second picture is of a slide box of L & C. HARDTMUTH Austria KOH-I-NOR refills for Everpointed Copying Ink Pencils No. 1568. It contains 1/2 dozen refills Series No. 1570 pencil leads.
The third picture has an eraser shield made of orange plastic, maker unknown. Also shown is an A.W. FABER slide box of Nr. 3/60 pencil leads. Marked in German 12 Bleiminen 1.18 X 30mm fur Fullstifte. There is also an A.W. FABER gray and black plastic triangular container marked No. 3322B which contains what looks like the nib for an ink pen. It is engraved WARRANTED 1st QUALITY IRIDIUM POINT. Unused.
The last picture shows (5) different lead holder containers. The first one is made of German silver, the second is glass with a cork stopper, third glass with a metal cap, fourth is 2 pc metal. The two to the right are more unique. One is a hexagonal shape plastic with a wavy line design and a screw on top, the little one is a 2 pc brass with engraved SYSTEM PENKALA COPIER DUNN.