Ever Sharp Users are Enthusiastic

It was still a relatively new invention in 1921. From the May 12, 1921 Skidmore News:

Ad for Eversharp pencils at Barrett's, Skidmore, Missouri. Text of ad follows.
Skidmore News, May 12, 1921, p. 4.

Ad reads, “Slip an Ever Sharp Pencil into your pocket — use it a few times, then see whether or not you would dispose of it at any price — provided you could not get another. Ever Sharp users are enthusiastic. They know they have a pencil ready at all times. Always sharp, never sharpened. Get yours today from our extensive line. Try our methods. Barrett’s, Skidmore, Missouri. All bills due Jan. 1st, May 1st, Sept. 1st.”

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