Brand: German Pencil Co.
Made in: USA
Carl Strauss (1873-1957) was an artist and teacher who lived in Ohio, the son of an architect by the same name. Notice it says "The Pencil Sharpener - Tribune Building." All German Pencil Co. pencils are marked "Tribune Building." This No.3 is round.
An American pencil brand based in New York. Know anything else about them? Do tell.