Saturday, March 7, 2015

A Rite-Rite Footnote

A few weeks ago I posted an article (http://leadheadpencils.blogspot.com/2015/01/straight-from-land-of-shaw-barton.html) about a strange line of Shaw Barton pencils that turned out to be made by Rite-Rite:


Rambling around the local antique show last weekend didn’t turn up much, but I was pleased to find this one:


This one sports a Rite-Rite accommodation clip, but the pencil is otherwise identical to the ones shown in my earlier article:


And I can proudly report to you that the Rite-Rite No. 50 sold for the princely sum of 53 cents:

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