Image features brown metal unit housing electric motor, having on/off switch at top, circular projection at front with black cord below; pen-like metal "wand" holding cylindrical pink rubber eraser at end. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Presto! Erased in Seconds
The Illinois-based office supplies manufacturer Metal Specialties Manufacturing Company first released a line of “Presto” products in 1939. Originally the line only included pocket and desk-sized staplers, but the firm would eventually create a wider range of products such as this electric eraser. This relatively simple and nondescript device allowed the user to store the...