DUX pencil sharpeners

These pencil and crayon sharpeners are made by DUX, the oldest German brand for high quality pencil sharpeners, established in 1908 and continuing production in Geretsried, Bavaria. Made from heavy brass, blocks of solid aluminum and Duroplast (Bakelite). Duroplast was the material used to produce the body of the Trabant peoples car, manufactured in East Germany until the fall of the Berlin Wall.