Sunday, April 15, 2018

Another Nice Duet of Tripoints

Paul Erano had this one on his table at the Baltimore show this year:

I wasn’t sure whether I had a pearl white example of the Nichols Products Corporation’s Tri-Point, but I was sure I didn’t have one in that color with this on the top:

I’ve written about RCA Victor’s “Magic Eye” tubes here before (see  RCA Victor introduced these radio tubes in 1935, and Nichols, which supplied RCA with many of its advertising and promotional pencils, took out a design patent for the incorporation of the creepy eyeball-like device to mimick the appearance of the tubes.  So now that I have two examples:

I can do something I’ve been itching to do for some time:

I know I needed a laugh on tax day.  Hope that gave you one too!


kiwi-d said...

Yea, yea... you got me... I I stupidly didn't see that last image coming :)

Mexican Coin Luster said...

It is awesome dude. well done!!!