This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

A good quality Victorian 15 carat gold (tested) sliding mechanical Propelling Pencil with ribbed body and foliate chased slider ring, the screw-off terminal chased with acanthus leaves and flower heads and set with a plain bloodstone seal, opening to reveal a rifled lead reservoir.

The body stamped : S. MORDAN & Co MAKERS.

By Sampson Mordan, c1850


Open 90 mm, Closed 106 mm


14.30 Grams (0.46 troy ounces)

Condition report

In good condition with no damage or repair and in full working order

Stock number

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