Lefty and Righty
Most modern pencils are “right-handed,” the text being upright when held for use by a right-handed person. Many very old pencils have a “left-handed” design. Here are some with both handednesses:
The upper Laddie is probably an error, with the wrong end factory-sharpened. But it would be a lucky find for a left-handed student.
Blog note: I just got a new job in a new location, so postings will be less frequent for a while. But keep visiting. I’ve got lots of great things to show you!