Victorian 19th century, slider (retractable) ink eraser, gold-filled, hand-engraved pattern. Purple stone bezel set into terminal. Just scrape ink off the paper
From metal cased pencils that are elegantly practical with beautiful ornamentation and surface decoration. Some of these pencils have slider bands placed one above the other on the barrel, others have slider buttons that are set in coloured stone or enamel that are used to push the pencil nozzle from the barrel for use.