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Title Ad: Venus Pencils, 17 Shades of Black. American Pencil Co., Venus Building, Hoboken, N.J.; Sat. Evening Post, March 29, 1930.
Object Name Ad, Magazine
Catalog Number 2011.005.0114
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Advertisement: Venus Pencils, 17 Shades of Black. American Pencil Co., Venus Building, Hoboken, N.J. Full-page color magazine ad as published in The Saturday Evening Post, March 29, 1930, page 110. Single leaf as removed from publication, 10-1/4" x 13-5/8" high.

While the ad was promoting a ten cent (10ยข) pencil, there is a boxed promotion at lower right for the Velvet Pencil which was five cents.

Note the company is using the name here of American Pencil rather than the fuller name - American Lead Pencil.
Date 1930-1930
Year Range from 1930.0
Year Range to 1930.0
Search Terms American Lead Pencil Company
Caption Venus Pencils, Saturday Evening Post, March 29, 1930
Imagefile 096\20110050114.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Advertising
Business & Commerce