Rare Early Victorian Cased Set of Artists Pencils

Sampson Mordan & Co c1842
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A fine quality and rare cased set of five William IV or early Victorian silver Artists Propelling Pencils plus an extension tube to increase the length of the pencil in the hand. The five graduated pencils to accept various different sized leads. The tooled gilt green leather case with pink silk paper lining and with gilt labelled recesses for VH, H, M, S, & VS leads (Very Hard, Hard, Medium, Soft, and Very Soft).

Stamped: S.Mordan & Co Makers & Patentees.

By Samson Mordan & Co, c1830-45

Size of Case: 90mm x 47mm x 18mm. Longest pencil with extension tube 130mm.

Sold - £1,150.00

In fine condition with no damage or repair, lacking the original leads.
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Attached is a copy of Mordan & Co advert from 1842 illustrating a similar set.
Another Mordan advert from 1831 describes a set as ""For a Lady's Taille, a Magazine of Patent Pencils containing five distinct qualities of lead prepared for all the purposes of fine outlining and shading in pencil drawing"".