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Yard-O-Led Diplomat Standard Mechanical Pencil (1993) - Sterling, Barleycorn, Twist Mechanism (Excellent +, Works Well)

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Yard-O-Led mechanical pencil, made in England in 1993. This is the Diplomat design. It is faceted sterling with a barleycorn pattern. The Diplomat is the original Yard-O-Led model and this is a more recent pencil. Twist mechanism pencil in excellent + condition, working very well.
SKU: 13489
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Type  Vintage mechanical pencil.

Product Name  Diplomat Barley Pencil, the Diplomat is the original Yard-O-Led model.

Manufacturer and Year  Yard-O-Led, made in Burmingham, England -- 1993 based on the "T" hallmark.

Length  4-7/8", all the sterling in these pencils are hand hammered so there is some variance in size.

Filling System  It takes 1.1mm leads which it extends via the twist mechanism where twisting the cone left and right moves the lead. There is no eraser.

Color  Faceted sterling silver in a barleycorn design. It also has tons of hallmarks. It is individually numbered, much like a serial code. It has a blank cartcouche for personalization.

Condition  Excellent + used condition. The pencil has light handwear and a dark tarnish marks right beneath the cap derby and a few tiny marks in the cap. No chips, dents, or scratches. No personalization. The pencil is working very well.


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SKU 13489
Condition Used
Maker Other
Type Pencils


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