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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
A.T. Cross: Victorian magic pencils
Since I knew that the Cross section in The Catalogue was inadequate, I had already started looking for more examples of the brand before I encountered Jim Rouse. When it came to Victorian "magic" pencils (the type that the tip extends from the front when the rear is pulled outward), I had managed to find two . . .
NOTE: This article is now included in the print version of The Leadhead's Pencil Blog, available anywhere you buy books, or also from The Legendary Lead Company.