A Brief History of the Ferrule

Written By Caroline Weaver - September 19 2017


October 04 2017

In an early scene of the 1931 movie release of Frankenstein, Dr. Waldman is addressing a classroom and uses what looks like the ferule/eraser end of a pencil to point at his brains-in-a-jar.

Now I can say that staying up late to watch old monster movies is legitimate pencil history research.

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