Brand: General Pencil Co.
Made in: USA
Nice variety of the Semi-Hex 498. The top WWII-era purple plastic ferrule is quite interesting. NOTE: Third from the bottom model is available for purchase here.
Founded by father-son duo Edward and Oscar Weissenborn in 1889 as the American Pencil Company, it was renamed General Pencil Company in 1923. The family-owned enterprise continues to manufacture pencils today from their factory in Jersey City, New Jersey. Learn more at General Pencil Company website.