Ticonderoga 1386 No.3 Pencil - WWII Era


$ 6.00 

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During WWII, metal supplies were cut off from the pencil industry, forcing them to come up with a different way to make ferrules. The solution was to make them out plastic or sometimes even cardboard. This is a WWII plastic-ferruled version of the classic Dixon Ticonderoga.  Because ferrules were being made primarily out of brass before the war, they were difficult to paint or color. The plastic ferrules allowed pencil companies more creative freedom when designing their pencils, often opting for bright colors. Dixon chose green with a yellow stripe for their Ticonderoga--a color scheme that they still use even now. 

Vintage: WWII era

Made in the USA

Measures 7 1/2 inches long

Hexagonal barrel

Please note that all vintage pencils may have minor flaws due to age and that you can expect the erasers to not work anymore. The pencil you will receive will not necessarily be the one in the photo but definitely one from the same dozen. We've tried our best to accurately capture the quality of the pencil and promise not to sell you something of lesser quality.