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Genevieve Cummins, Sydney Australia  

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This is an attractive treen pencil box with sliding lid that reveals two compartments. The top of the box is decorated with seven strips of New Zealand timbers which are all labelled. The maker’s mark appears to be Sovereign. One edge of the top has a ruler from 0-10 inches. Inside it is fitted with compatible contents which include pencil and ink rubber and three Australia pencils (“Emperor” make in blue, green and red). There are also three fine dip pens and a pencil sharpener but this would be for a smaller sized pencil. The condition is very good for age considering it has been used by a child, but there are a number of small indentations and surface scratches on the top. This is an interesting item from decades long past, and would add to a collection of earlier writing tools and childhood items. Length 10 ins (25.3cm), width 2.1 ins (5.3cm), height 1 ins (2.5cm). Weight 220 grams. This item appears in my book “Antique Boxes, Inside and Out” on page 349.

Item ID: GEC-00635

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Vintage Pencil Box of Native Timbers of New Zealand with Ruler & Compatible Contents

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Genevieve Cummins
Sydney
Australia
  

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