9ct. Gold Propelling Pencil
A 9ct gold propelling pencil with a bloodstone to the base and a hexagonal sliding mechanism. Clockwise and counter-clockwise movement extends and retracts the lead within the pencil. The bloodstone is set within a decorative mount that showcases detailed metalwork, possibly depicting scrolls or acanthus leaves, often associated with Victorian design.
Maker Edward Beer, London; Circa 1890
Condition Report: Very good, with minimal signs of age and wear.
Dimension: Weight .005gm, Length 6cm, 7cm propelled, Width 0.05cm.