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Title: Engraved mechanical pencil holder

Accession Number: 2005.34.363
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Type: Mechanical Pencil Holder
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Materials: metal
Description: Pendant; Engraved pen pendant; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); small metal pendant, thought to be a pen, designed to be attached to a chain of some sort; engraved on main barrel is "N M V V", most likely the initials for Nellie Mears Van Valkenburgh; engraved at the top "14 CT. FILLED", and a symbol (most likely of the manufacturer) consisting of the letter "H", with a "W" above and an "S" below.

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