Hearlihy Pusher Pencil

This 5-3/4" white plastic mechanical pencil is black at both ends and has a black eraser. It is marked: H HEARLIHY PUSHER PENCIL 0.5 mm. The metal pocket clip is marked: USA.
Hearlihy & Co., a Springfield, Ohio, supplier of drafting instruments and developer of technology education curriculum modules founded by the donor's parents in 1969, distributed this pencil. It was received new. Hearlihy remains in operation as of 2013, but it is a division of Pitsco Education. Both companies have headquarters in Pittsburg, Kansas.
Reference: "About Hearlihy," http://www.hearlihy.com/about/.
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Object Name
date made
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
steel (overall material)
overall: 14.6 cm x 1.1 cm x .9 cm; 5 3/4 in x 7/16 in x 11/32 in
place made
United States
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Pens and Pencils
Science & Mathematics
writing implements
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Pens and Pencils
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Daniel A. Hearlihy

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