Object Title

Concealed spike

Concealed spike

Date

1939-1945

Object Number

X.1780

Provenance

Purchased 18 August 2003

Physical Description

Soft lead wooden pencil cut away in 7 places to reveal the blued triangular spike within. the rear of the spike is wipped with string to provid a grip. In use the pencil is broken to extract the spike.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 179 mm (7 in) Weight: 14 g

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Formerly deposit B.0324/3. One of three items; see also X.1778 and X.1779