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KOH-I-NOOR Tin Pencil Box w/ Pencils

KOH-I-NOOR pencil tins from the mid century have long been a favorite of artists and collectors.  For the artist – the tin box has a hinged lid that snaps closed making the perfect container for carrying art supplies on the go but with a bit of retro style thrown in from the great Vintage graphics on the box.

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Of course, those graphics are what draw the eye of the collector, too.  These boxes sell on Etsy and eBay – empty – somewhere between $18 and $23.

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But the box I found was full of goodies!  There’s six of the original 1500/4H pencils that the box is labeled for.  But, there’s also three 1500/3H pencils here, too.  And look – two tiny pink erasers!  I don’t know if these little erasers came original to the box or not but they were buried under all the pencils when I poured out my treasures to see what I had.

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This tin still has it’s original paper liner, too, which makes it really rare.  And as you can see, the pencils are true NOS and never been used.  There’s a lot of art laying here just waiting to happen.

I love findings these little bits from the past – they’re like little time machines.  Zoom – straight back to the 1950s!

Here’s the link to the Pencil Tin that’s currently listed in my Etsy shop Old Raven

https://www.etsy.com/listing/688259035/vintage-koh-i-noor-tin-drawing-pencil?ref=shop_home_active_1

Thanks for coming along on the ride. – Kriss

3 thoughts on “KOH-I-NOOR Tin Pencil Box w/ Pencils

  1. I also Enjoy Your Collection I Have7 unused 4-H Pencils 1500 2 or made in czechoslovakia .And 3 Metal KOH_I_NOOR Containers $ Little Der Paint brushes and More Old Pencils Some made In USA And England it Is now Time for me To sell. Any Suggestions Thanks

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  2. olá tudo bem? eu tenho o czechoslovakia L&C hardtmuth “koh-i-noor” 1500/2B, poderia me informar quanto vale estes? Esta na caixa original de papel com todos os lápis nunca usados e tem até a série: 563117 e algum numero que nao enxergo

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