Automatic pen/pencil

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Title:
Automatic pen/pencil
Date: 
1740-1800
Medium: 
Metal
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 0.6 cm )
Date End: 
1 800
Description: 
Brass colored metal mechanical pen and pencil, with a button on the side which slides in both directions, exposing at one end a pen nib, and at the opposite end a holder for pencil lead.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Harrison & William Harrison
Object Number: 
1941.304
Gallery Label: 
This mechanical pen and pencil belonged to John Schuyler.
Date Begin: 
1740
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group