|The pictures below show larger front and back views of all (15) Small Old Pencil Sharpener Items in this lot. These are not dated but they are believed to range from the 1940s to the 1980s. The following are included in this lot:|
On the left there is an colorful old school Valentine's day greeting card. It pictures a boy sharpening a pencil in an old crank pencil sharpener. It is still attached to a section of a scrap book page. It has a girl's name “Margaret Sullivan” neatly written on the back, and the card reads:
GET THE POINT
YOUR MY VALENTINE
MADE IN U.S.A.
There is an unopened ©1963 Sterling Spider pencil sharpener. It has a green and black marbleized rubber or plastic spider. The blister packaging backing card reads:
SP STERLING NO. 618 (no price corner)
FLEXIBLE NON BREAKABLE
DANGLE ON A STRING!
©1963 STERLING PLASTICS CO.
MADE & PRINTED IN U.S.A.
Next is a metal hand gun or pistol. It is black and marked:
There is a painted wooden frog with a plastic sharpener in the bottom. The sharpener has some Chinese letters and it reads:
Next there is a turquoise blue plastic automobile and a yellow plastic motor boat. There is a white top section with a pencil sharpener inside. It fits both vehicles. The car has some small melt marks on the trunk and under the back wheels. Both of these are marked:
MADE IN U.S.A.
Next there are (2) rulers with pencil sharpeners, one is red and one is green. These have 6'' rulers. We have had similar ones that were sliding covers to pencil boxes. These have wear from use. They are marked:
PAT. PEND. U.S.A.
There is an old red plastic racing car sharpener. The pencil goes in the back. It is missing the driver's head and it is chipped where the pencil goes. It is not marked.
There s a fuzzy plastic kangaroo and baby joey novelty sharpener. It is not marked.
There is a block of swiss cheese with three moving mice inside. It is not marked.
Next is a colorful round plastic Santa Claus character sharpener with a drawer that opens to empty.
There is a plastic sgarpener with a metal chain and a paper sticker. It pictuures a bear with a baseball cap and it reads:
BERNIE THE BEAR
©1983 KOWLING COMPANY LTD. ALL RIGHTA RESERVED
There is a painted clay or composition Chinese hunter with a rifle and dog. The figure has many chipped edges and the head was glued. The plastic sharpener in the bottom reads:
MADE IN CHINA
The last item in this lot is a painted clay or composition Chinese Panda Bear. The figure has many chipped edges all around. The plastic sharpener in the bottom reads:
MADE IN CHINA
All of these for one price! To judge the sizes the ruler sharpeners pictured measures about 7-3/8 long. These appear to range from poor to mint unopened condition as pictured and described above.