My Collection – Photos and Commentary

United States Pencil Co.

United States Pencil Co., an American pencil company —

US Pencil Co Brands

USCO 486 varieties:

USCO 486

USCO Electro 486, a “transitional species” between USCO Grafine Lead 486 and USCO Electro 100:

USCO Transition

USCO Electro 100:USCO 100

Three different expressions for 2-1/2:

USCO 2.5

The only other place I’ve seen 2-5/10 is on Ticonderogas.

Nearly identical Evergreen copying pencils made in Czechoslovakia and in USA:

Czechoslovakia and US

An older ad showing that the Czech versions were actually made by L & C Hardtmuth:

Evegreen Copying Ad

I have seen an ad indicating that Our Drummer is also from U.S. Pencil Co. —

Drummer

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2 responses

  1. Love the “Our Drummer.” Wonder who came up with some of these names, and what they might have had in mind.

    February 11, 2013 at 12:24 am

    • Also, note how in times past, the brand names were often put in quotes.

      February 16, 2013 at 10:58 am

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