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Boston LPBoston LP box

Boston Model LP

Hunt Manufacturing Corp., Statesville, North Carolina, USA

lead size
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 - 3 mm
rotating turrent with replaceable abrasive insert
all metal
none
1960 to (1980s)
USA
   
see also Keuffel & Esser Leroy Lettering Equipment catalog, 1970, p 37
Alvin Company catalog, 1971, p 82

Boston Model LP lead pointer
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Dietzgen (unknown model) lead pointer
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This pointer is an inverted version of the Tru-Point lead pointer. It has an abrasive covered convex plastic cup rather than the Tru-Point's concave cup. Like the Tru-Point it was available in many different brands.