A lovely quality antique English, solid 9 carat gold (tests) slide pencil; beautifully made, with hand engraved and chased decoration throughout, working slide & pencil tip, and set to its end with a high quality polished natural two-colour hardstone seal – as yet uncut. The end also unscrews to allow access to its reservoir for spare leads. It dates from around 1900 and is in lightly worn, working condition with a small blemish to the upper barrel – not readily noticeable. It weighs 8.3 grams and measures 3 ¼ inches long closed and 4 inches long open. The final photo shows it with a US penny (1 cent) coin for scale, which measures 19 mm / ¾ of an inch diameter. What’s more, I offer layaway deals so there’s no need to let any of my listings slip through your fingers – just ask! The item “ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ENGLISH SOLID 9 CARAT GOLD MINIATURE SLIDE PENCIL c1890 WORKS” is in sale since Wednesday, February 25, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pencils\Mechanical”. The seller is “victoriousantiquejewellery” and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Lead Diameter: 1.4 mm
- Material: Gold
- Vintage: Yes