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I'm in Taiwan, actually. But the island was a Japanese colony for 50 years until 1945 so there is a great deal of Japanese influence here. A friend has been pointing me at Japanese fixed-blade knives for a…"
A UK friend of mine turned me on to his favorite "propelling" pencil a couple of years ago. So I got one. It's a Yard-o-led Diplomat in sterling silver, this one made in 1948. It's not too big at 4 7/8 inches long and weighs about .73 oz (20.7g) with a fair bit less than the full yard of lead in the barrel. Lead size is a…See More
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