Early Mordan slider pencil in excellent condition. No dents or dings and the makers imprint is crisp and clear. The “S. Mordan & Co Makers & Patentees” on the barrel dates this pencil to between 1830 and 1845. It has a line & dot pattern on the barrel. Nozzle tip is a bit rough but lead extends & retracts ok. It is just over 8.9cm closed and 11.4cm open.
"S. Mordan & Co Makers & Patentees",