My Collection – Photos and Commentary

La-Stil

The Amazing La-Stil Pencil is round, yet doesn’t (easily) roll!  Novel, useful, and great for clever advertising slogans.  Only $0.0435 each, in bulk —

Its secret is a piece of lead, embedded off-center near the end —

You can make a real LEAD pencil out of it! —

DO NOT EAT

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2 responses

  1. Rose

    When did these pencils first come out and are they still made today?

    December 16, 2017 at 8:06 am

    • These look to be from the 50’s or early 60’s. With “Patent Applied For,” the technology would be of similar age. I very much doubt that they have been made recently. They contain real lead, after all, which could theoretically cause poisoning of pencil chewers.

      December 22, 2017 at 10:17 am

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