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Old Glory 1776 (oversized ferrule)

Brand: Eagle Pencil Co.

Made in: USA

Old Glory is a common nickname for the flag of the United States, bestowed by William Driver, an early nineteenth century American sea captain. However, it also refers specifically to the original 1820’s flag owned by Driver, which has become one of USA’s most treasured historical artifacts.  

About Eagle Pencil Co.

The company was originally founded in New York City by the Berolzheimer family, and in 1969 became part of Berol Corporation. Berol was purchased by Empire in 1986, which was purchased by Sanford in 1995 (which is today a division of Newell Brands).