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Item/Description: Vintage ca. 1940s-1950s “D. C. Essley and Son Wholesale Lumber” business/company lumber industry promotional advertising giveaway celluloid or Bakelite Osborne mechanical pencil/automatic pencil.
Age/Period: Vintage - ca. 1940s-1950s
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings: Casing/body of pen reads: “D. C. Essley and Son Wholesale Lumber - Douglas Fir, Redwood, Pine - 909 S Atlantic Blvd, Los Angeles 22, California, Angelus 2-1183"- . Clip is marked “Osborne”.
Material(s): Celluloid or Bakelite plastic & silver trim.
Quantity: One (1)
Measurements: Nearly 5 & 1/4”L
Condition: Excellent, evincing no noted nicks, chips or cracks in the casing. Writes smoothly & beautifully, still retaining pencil lead. Retains nice coloration and patina!