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Ticonderoga 1386 No.2 5/10 Leadfast

Brand: Joseph Dixon

Made in: USA

Woah!  This is a most interesting Ticonderoga for sure.......look at the large gallery pic, you won't see it.  Just became aware of this pencil.  Looks like it was produced at or near the end of WWII and most likely used for a couple years's a Leadfast WWII era ferrule.

About Joseph Dixon

Began as the "Joseph Dixon Crucible Company" (Joseph Dixon: 1799-1869) with its main manufacturing facility in Jersey City, New Jersey. Dixon was an inventor who received patents in 1850 for the use of graphite crucibles in pottery and steel manufacturing. He died in 1869. Dixon’s son-in-law, Orestes Cleveland, took over as president of the company in 1858. Cleveland served as both mayor of Jersey City as well as a short stint in the U.S. House of Representatives (1869-1871). In 1873 the company bought the American Graphite Company located in Ticonderoga, New York, and in 1913 began integrating the name into its brand as "Dixon Ticonderoga." In 2005, Dixon Ticonderoga was acquired by Italian-based FILA. Learn more about the company’s long history at