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courtesy Andrey Gordenco collection

Mitsu-Bishi “Lead Holder”

Mitsu-Bishi Pencil Co., Japan

lead diameter
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm
pushbutton spring clutch
molded plastic barrel, metal fittings
barrel color: beige, green, ?
1950s
Japan
 
courtesy Andrey Gordenco collection

Mitsubishi HI-UNI “Holder”

(new-style grip)

Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Japan

lead diameter
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm
pushbutton spring clutch
plastic barrel, metal grip, mechanism, and fittings
unknown (possibly degree imprint)
circa 1970s
Japan
   
Mitsubishi UNI

Mitsubishi UNI

(tapered barrel)

Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Japan

lead diameter
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm
pushbutton spring clutch
plastic barrel, metal grip and clutch
unknown
circa 1980s or 90s
Japan
   
special features lead pointer in romovable pushbutton
see also Mitsubishi UNI lead
Mitsubishi UNI

Mitsubishi UNI

(straight barrel)

Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Japan

lead diameter
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm
pushbutton spring clutch
plastic barrel, metal grip and clutch
degree imprints and color-coded pushbuttons
2000s
Japan
   
see also Mitsubishi UNI colored leadholder