Just a quick Interlude (or should that be Interlead) before I continue with the blog posts about the Insights X 2016.
The first edition of the James Bond novel “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” from 1963 features a hand sharpened Mars Lumograph.
For comparison: here’s a similarly sharpened Mars Lumograph.
The photo of the James Bond book has been taken from the article about James Bond First Editions from Raptis Rare Books. I believe that showing the picture of the book in this blog post falls under “fair dealing” as described by the UK Copyright service.