Some years ago, I remembered having one example of this pencil, with one difference: it didn’t have “Alexander” written on the clip. Unfortunately, at the time I didn’t put it in a place separate from the plain ol’ examples, and after going through all the ones still on display I’ve concluded that at some point I must have inadvertently culled it out of my collection, along with the other Alexander duplicates.
What has bugged me was that I couldn’t remember what name was imprinted on them. Thanks to Chris Egolf, I can finally get a good nights’ sleep now, since he had these three in an online auction recently:
And I noticed something about these I didn’t tell you earlier. If you pull out the eraser, these have kind of a neat feature:
The metal retainers are adjustable, so as the erasers wears down you can push it up.