Another Kind of Perfect Pencil.

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My friend Paul brought me this when he came to meet Henry a few weeks ago: a vintage novelty pencil that bills itself as the Perfect Pencil. Rather than a Business End which can be sharpened, each end of the pencil looks like this:
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Perhaps most hilarious is the card from the case, which lists this pencil’s perfect uses.
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Curiously, the case the pencil comes in has hinges and a closure like those hardshell cases we had in the 80s which held a few dozen baseball cards (this was back when you could touch your baseball cards with your hands).
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I am tempted to utilize the case, but I remember how durable those cases were back then: not at all.
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I’m not sure how old it is. Any clues?

2 Responses to “Another Kind of Perfect Pencil.”

  1. Curtis B says:

    I had one of these in the early 70’s when I was a kid (might even still have it somewhere), I would therefor date it in the late 60’s early seventies.

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