Mechanical pencil, 1936 Olympic Games

Object Type
Domestic items/Writing equipment/Mechanical pencil
Date Used
1936
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Brief Description
Silver-coloured mechanical pencil, the cross-section is a flattened diamond. The surface is textured except where "OLYMPIADE 1936" has been embossed, along with the olympic rings (coloured blue, yellow, black, green, gold). The pencil has a round section at the top that is probably twisted to reveal the pencil lead. It has a clip attached on the side.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 115 W: 15 D: 9mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 9/16 D: 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1936
Location
In storage
Registration No
1995.3108.376
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Beverly Savige & Margaret Armitstead.

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