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KUM Automatic 23

KUM Automatic 23

KUM, Germany

lead size
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm & 3 mm
handheld enclosed blades
plastic body with steel blades
case color: red, gray, ?
(1970s-1990s)
Germany
This pointer is unique in several ways. It has two sharpeners, one for 2 mm leads and one for 3 mm leads. Removing the clear plastic cap reveals a tiny pad of sandpaper for beveling lead, extra blades, and a tiny sponge for wiping the dust off newly sharpened leads.


KUM Onit 250

KUM, Germany

lead size
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm & 3 mm
handheld enclosed blades
plastic body with steel blades
case color: white, ?
(1960s) to present
Germany
 
see also Alvin Company catalog, 1971, p 82
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KUM Automatic Long Point

KUM, Germany

lead size
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm & 3 mm
handheld enclosed blades
plastic body with steel blades
none
2000 to present
Germany

KUM Onit 233

KUM Onit 233

KUM, Germany

lead size
mechanism
composition
variations
production date
origin
2 mm
single blade
plastic with steel blade
none
(1980s) to present
Germany
   
Pointers such as these were/are commonly included in drafting tool sets in the 1980s and 90s.