I’m just now getting around to organizing them. Here’s a couple neat ones I’ve been meaning to write about:
The top one is interesting because, in addition to that wild color, it’s in a size I haven’t seen before. It’s the length of a regular Dur-O-Lite ringtop, but with a side clip:
And that blue one? It’s a utility pencil, with an exposed eraser and that Wahl-style clip. What sets it apart, like that first one, is the size. Here it is, compared with what I’d expect to see:
It’s a slim version of the utility pencil, with a specially-sized clip to boot.
This third one is one you’ve seen here before, but the one you saw wasn’t in my collection. I’ll admit to a bit of Dur-O-Lite envy when John Coleman sent me pictures of the one he had like this one (the article was posted two years ago at http://leadheadpencils.blogspot.com/2014/10/this-one-elevated-my-understanding.html):
It came along with a few hundred pencils in a collection I purchased at the DC show – one of the ones at the bottom of the bins that I didn’t know was in there before I bought the whole bunch. It was a pleasant surprise to see an Otis Elevator perpetual calendar advertising pencil I didn’t know was there pop out:
I don’t have any new revelations for you on this one - just thought I’d take the opportunity to post a couple neat pictures of this one while I was on the subject.