Sunday, October 23, 2016

Making the Cut

The Imperial isn’t a brand that makes headlines very often.  I posted about a boxed set here during the first couple weeks of the blog, but I haven’t seen anything noteworthy about the brand since.  These three, however, were a little interesting:

The maroon and creamish grey one caught my eye because the clip is a little different, and it doesn’t have that little crown next to the name:

As for the other two, the black example is bandless and has a different, less metally nose - both indicators of wartime production - while the other example has a subtle difference in the clip: note that it doesn’t have a straight taper, but flares out a bit near the top:

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