Saturday, November 5, 2016

Ever Slight

This nifty little set caught my eye at the Raleigh Pen Show last June:


As the lid indicates, the set is a miniature Ever-Rite set.  The Ever-Rite brand is one I haven’t fully figured out yet, with it’s Sheafferesque and DeWitt-Lafrancelike features which had me thinking about the intricate connections between so many manufacturers that my head was left swimming (see http://leadheadpencils.blogspot.com/2014/10/the-evidence-continues-to-build.html):


But on this crisp fall Saturday, all I wanted to do was show you this neat little set.  The pencil is unmarked with an enamel barrel, but the pen is marked on the “band” of unpainted metal:


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