Early Mordan slider pencil in very good condition. The makers imprint is crisp and clear. The “S. Mordan & Co Makers & Patentees” on the barrel dates this pencil to between 1830 and 1845. Finial can be removed and reveals 3 inner tubes for lead, along with a couple of short pieces of spare lead. It has the barleycorn pattern, along with a waffle seal.
"S. Mordan & Co. Makers & Patentees"