ESSO logo Black & Red with chrome trim, Stamped "Imperial Oil Limited" imprint " for real thin lead stamped Autopoint U.S.A on clip
Autopoint was founded by Frank C. Deli, Michael M. Kaufmann, and John P. Lynn around 1920. They used the name "Realite Pencil Company." They worked with Lawrence V. Redman of the Redmanol Company to develop techniques for molding plastic bodies for pencils. They took out several patents on plastic molds.