Glen Robley's Pencil collection-Daily Capital News, Jeff City, Missouri-21 Dec, 1967-page 19

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Glen Robley's Pencil collection-Daily Capital News, Jeff City, Missouri-21 Dec, 1967-page 19 - Pencils not used for writing LYONS, Neb. (AP)...
Pencils not used for writing LYONS, Neb. (AP) (trying to find one to write There jno shortage of pencils in thej supp i y college| Glen Robley household. But m j 1 i ion usual-Us another matter. of-1 Robley's hobby is collecting supp i emen t (pencils--all kinds of pencils. is! fourj He has big pencils , little pen . and As- ifrom all 50 states and many to eign countries. There are 20,000 of them. "It's easy to collect them, cils, old ones and new. They're ! once you get started," saysj dl , Robley. The decorates Robley the four collection walls of a adopted havej who owns ? store here, started on: his co i lect lon back in 1927. And e ,,, i - -· I JLJIG pllCe 1116 I d i l l s npvpr auit -, i - i AI_ ·*. taro today is higher than it ! jhas ever been. good share of the collection i room in his apartment. Robley of ren- to consists of advertising and novelty novelty pencils. "We trade many the novelty pencils with other collectors," says Robley. f j P °P le tend to collect (pencils, as well as handicapped persons." he says. "It and be an inexpensive hobby, corn- four-jpared to coin or stamp collect jing." - j Robley has all of *'i9 5" the I pens, plus signature:; of the governors of each of these states. in The oldest pencil in his collec-. tion is a mechanical one. which supposedly over 400 years

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  2. 21 Dec 1967, Thu,
  3. Page 19

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