|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|
|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 (10¢) 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.
|Year Range from||1930.0|
|Year Range to||1930.0|
American Lead Pencil Company
|Caption||Venus Pencils, Saturday Evening Post, March 29, 1930|
Business & Commerce