Box of pencils, 'Othello' brand, wood/graphite/card, used by Patrice Connelly, Swan Pencil Co, Australia/ Germany, 1966-1967.
Cardboard box with hinged lid containing six identical blue pencils, each sharpened but hardly used.
The box is covered in silver paper with a printed design of a pencil overlaid by the brand name Othello and logo of a red swan. Company details are printed on the interior of the lid.he word 'Othello' and a swan logo. Inside the lid is the text: 'Stabilo, Othello, Swano, Schwan-Bleistift-Fabrik, Nurnberg/Swan Pencil Co, Nuremberg, Germany.
Each blue lead pencil is painted in stripes of two shades of green with a blue strip at the top edge and a white top with blue swan logo. Model number and brand name is stamped in silver on the side of each pencil.