Saturday, April 7, 2012

I Can't Remember the Name . . .

This example was in with that bunch of pencils I recently bought from my friend Michael McNeil at Northwest Pen Works:


It is a Ritepoint, a St. Louis company that made some really neat and really fun pencils.


I've not seen one with this shape top, and when I first examined it, I was wondering what was up with that string on the top, until I turned it around and remembered a great line from Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.   "I can't remember the name . . .


but the fez is familiar."

I wonder if it came with a matching pencil holder in the shape of a tiny little car?

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