A lovely reminder of a time gone by. This is an antique mechanical pencil with a loop on the end where it once hung from a chatelaine chain or a ribbon.
The metal is silver in color but I do not think it is sterling. It is engraved with the word LARKIN along the side. Also stamped near the top, MADE IN USA.
It measures approx. 3 3/4" long, including the loop. Makes a great display piece or to hang from a chain. It may need a new lead added to get it writing again.