Saturday February 22, 2020

Mechanical Masterpiece under the hammer

A highlight at the Masterpiece London antiques fair next month will be the KB Collection of Mechanical Pencils, amassed over two decades by silver dealer Ken Bull.

26th May, 2012
Turtle pencil.

A highlight at the Masterpiece London antiques fair next month will be the KB Collection of Mechanical Pencils, amassed over two decades by silver dealer Ken Bull. The collection will be sold as a single entity, price on application.

In all, there are 600 handcrafted examples in an astonishing array of designs. Quintessentially English pieces include one by Thornhill in the shape of a turtle, and a number by Sampson Mordan, one shaped as a...

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