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1920's Dexter #3 Pencil Sharpener

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    Posted 8 years ago

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    Dexter No. 3 Improved made by Automatic Pencil Sharpener Co. Chicago, IL USA. Dial on the side for 6 different pencil sizes.

    According to sharpener, patents ran from 1900-1920 with other patents pending.....

    Still sharpens!!


    1. MOISES AGUILAR, 8 years ago
    2. joseph marriott , 8 years ago
      i have 1 but its got a hole in it the top part but it still works great last time i put a pincel in it was 5 years ago i will sell it ok bye
    3. joe marriott , 8 years ago
      the one i got its got patents dates that run from sept 13 192o or 1921 on it i got dates 06/09/1900 04/05/1904 05/01/1906 01/01/1907 them i can see1915 1918 and 1919 r years that i see i dont no if that helps u all or not all i can say is it one good pencil sharpener i think its brase not shore
    4. Nancy Salisbury, 7 years ago
      I have two of these pencil sharpeners . I use them all of the time . We have had battery operated ones and the ones you hold in your hand and turn , but I like these old pencil sharpeners the best .
    5. Diane smith, 7 years ago
      Does anyone know where in chicago I can get this type of pencil sharpener repaired?
    6. goodwill, 7 years ago
      I bought one at a local goodwill store for two dollars,and its in better condition than any,I've seen photographed here...
    7. RonM RonM, 7 years ago
      I paid $15 on ebay for mine....ouch!. A little oil and it works great.

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