Monday, August 12, 2013

A Few Good Pencils

I’ve picked up a couple tidbits of information concerning Eversharp-made Gold Bonds.  Gold Bond was a Montgomery Ward store brand, and over the years they were made by National Pen Products, then by Wahl-Eversharp , then by Parker.  When I last visited the topic, the family portrait looked like this:

I am now pleased to report that the black Doric-style Gold Bonds also came in a larger size, and in red – and sometimes the diamond-shaped cutouts are absent:

and the Gold Bonds made in the style of the Eversharp “Junior” line also came in grey, as well as in a substantial ringtop:

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