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Title: Propelling pencil
Item Name: Communication
Maker: Sampson, Morgan and Co.

Description:

Propelling pencil, retractable. Ridged silver barrel, engraved 'Ocean Blue' on one side and 'Gipsy black lead' pn the other. Grooved brass barrel. Silver lead holder, engraved VS. Chester hallmark, date letter illegible, and maker's mark SM & Co. The company specialised in making souvenir gifts, and this was made either as a reward for an employee or as a gift to a customer.


Year: 1910 (c)
Materials: silver; brass
Measurements: L:11.2cm (when fully extended)
ID_Number: ERYMS (Goole) : M9084