Hearlihy Pusher Pencil

Description
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/.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pencil
date made
1987
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements
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
1987.0589.06
accession number
1987.0589
catalog number
1987.0589.06
subject
Pens and Pencils
Science & Mathematics
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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