For sale is a rare Antique 1905 Bakelite mechanical pencil, in which it states on the Bakelite pencils side “WHS Kingsway Propelling Pencil Made In Bavaria”. The logo is from a famous high street brand we all see today, Whsmiths in which they had the logo WHS from 1905. R. P. Glossop designed a new logo for W. H. Smith’s, comprising the initials ‘WHS’ expanded to fill an oval frame (egg monogram) in 1905 and it was used up until 1914. The outer casing is made from brown Bakelite, in which it had brass inner tube which fed the lead into place. In good and working condition, a rare piece indeed. This comes in a little period leather pouch. To operate the mechanical pencil simply twist left and right, there are currently no leds with this propelling pencil, however it shouldn’t cost to much to replace. This is guaranteed original or money back guaranteed. These will be sent via 1st class signed for and dispatched within two to three working day’s.
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