Antique Victorian Sampson Mordan Solid Silver Dropper Propelling Pencil, c1880. Antique Victorian solid silver propelling gravity/dropper pencil.
Cylindrical shaped body with heavy knurled decoration around the outside. Plain stepped band at the tip end & a domed top cap with attached suspension loop & ring. On the side is a plain button which when pressed allows the in ternal propelling pencil tip to drop out. The pencil has a twist action tip which when twisted extends & retracts the internal pencil lead mechanism. Both mechanisms are in excellent working condition.The pencil comes complete with a lead in the tip. The pencil is marked on the side of the bottom stepped band with S. MORDAN & CO PATT 18436-89 As was quite common with small pieces of silver from this period the pencil is not hallmarked but has been acid tested to confirm solid sterling silver. City Road & Regent Street, London, England. Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. The item "Antique Victorian Sampson Mordan Solid Silver Dropper Propelling Pencil, c1880" is in sale since Wednesday, July 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Pens & Writing Equipment\Pencils".lake" and is located in Bristol. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.