EBOOK The Leadhead's Pencil Blog Volume 3
Note: this is a digital download of a PDF. Hardbound physical copies are available through Amazon.This volume includes articles published between September, 2014 and August, 2015. Highlights include "The Year of the Vac," featuring several articles on rare and weird Parker Vacumatic pencils; histories of cult pencil brands Riedell and Dollarpoint; a bizarre Seth Crocker; "Sin" pencils; "Spots and Dots," concerning the origins of Sheaffer's white dot guarantee; George Byers' ill-conceived attempt to steal the snake clip from Frank T. Pearce; several articles concerning the Rex Manufacturing Company including my favorite, "Help with the Cheese," the back story behind National Pen Products; and many, many more. 301 pages.