A rare and interesting novelty antique Propelling Pencil, made by the renowned silversmith: Sampson Mordan. The pencil is in the form of a fan which opens with a slide action to reveal the pencil end. The silver is beautifully engraved. When the pencil is fully extended the mark for Sampson Mordan is revealed along with a diamond registration mark giving the exact date of 18th November 1879. The pencil is not hallmarked, however, has been tested and is silver.
A wonderful item, fabulous for a collector and in super antique collector's condition.
Maker: Sampson Mordan
Measurements (before extending) : Length: 5.8 cm (inc. loop). Width at widest part: 8.3 mm
Weight: 10.9 grams
Weights and measurements are approximate.