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  Fullerton Acutron (USA)

Fullerton Acutron 1030

(US made)

Fullerton, USA

lead diameter
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm
pushbutton spring clutch
all metal
unknown, probably pushbutton color
1950s
USA
   
Acutron. Yep. That's the best leadholder name of all time. It's much less clumsy than Dietzgen's "Elastichuck" and more authoritative sounding than Koh-I-Noor's "Adapto" or "Select-O-Matic." Although you do have to admire the whimsy of Alvin's "'Tech' DA De-Lux" and the simple hominess of "Ben."