Miniature Steamboat Pencil Sharpener, Die-Cast Copper.
Miniature Steamboat Pencil Sharpener, Die-Cast Copper, Markings Read Mark Twain and Made In Hong Kong.
French Mathematician Bernard Lassimonne applied for the first patent (French patent #2444) on pencil sharpeners in 1828, but it was not until 1847 that the pencil sharpener in its recognizable modern form was invented by fellow Frenchman Thierry Des Estivaux.
Item Code - TOO7E2361CA
Width: 3 3/4" Height: 2 1/4" Depth: 1 1/2" Weight: 103 g
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