American Mechanical Pencils by Jonathan A. Veley
In more than 1,700 color images and 145 patent drawings, as well as informative text, this book offers readers a wide range of mechanical pencils. Examples include well-known examples created…
American Mechanical Pencils synopsis
In more than 1,700 color images and 145 patent drawings, as well as informative text, this book offers readers a wide range of mechanicalpencils. Examples include well-known examples created by the author as the "Big Four" of the American pen manufacturers Autopoint, Eagle Pencil Company, Eversharp (Wahl Eversharp) and Sheaffer - as well as rare and rare models. Explore mechanical pencil history from 1851 to the late 1970s and various mechanisms taken to transport and lock bullets in place.
Also included is the amazing chapter on the trick pencils. These compact wonders, first patented in the mid-19th century, provide a wide range of additional features with intelligent accessories, including magnets, lighters, sanding bands, rubber stamps, and writing papers hidden in the column. Also included are the proposed values for many of the mechanicalpencils presented and discussed.
For anyone who has a passion for American talent and technological innovation on a small scale, this book is right for you.
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