A Sheaffer's mechanical pencil is a stout petite pendant pencil. The pencil is done in black and cream tortoise shell style plastic. The back end of the pencil connects 1/3 of the length down from the pencil front. The back end screws off showing a erasure head. The erasure can be pulled out revealing an area down the pencil length for lead storage. Several pieces of lead are contained within the pencil. The end of the pencil shows a pendant loop hung from a gold plate bale. At the opposite end the tapered pencil tip is attached. The mechanical pencil screws lead smoothly in and out for actual use as a writing instrument. Marked on the back third around the housing is Sheaffer's Made in U.S.A. All aspects of the pencil are in excellent working condition. The entire pencil is in excellent condition. It is 2 7/8" long and almost 1/2" wide.
Sheaffer's Miniature Mechanical Tortoise Shell Design Pencil Pendant