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Ohto Gripper Mechanical Pencil

Ohto Gripper Set

The Ohto Gripper is a classic, highly collectible double-knock mechanical pencil from the 1980s.

The specific model of the Ohto Gripper is the OP-500. The pencil was only sold in a 0.5 mm lead size.

The Ohto Gripper has a mechanical ballpoint pen. The two were sold as a set when they were still available at retail.

Ohto Gripper Mechanical Pencil Information

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Manufacturer Ohto
Pencil ModelsOP-500
Barrel ColorBlue, White, Black
Barrel MaterialPlastic
Body Diameter (mm) 12.0
Grip Color Black
Grip Material Rubber
Knurled Grip? No
Grip Diameter (mm) 12.0
Body Shape
Lead GradesHB
Capped or Retractable Retractable
Lead Advance StylePush Button
Lead Color Graphite
Lead Size (Diameter) 0.5 mm
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Eraser Refillable?Yes
Clip MaterialMetal
Pipe ColorSilver
Tip MaterialMetal
Tip Replaceable?No
Pipe TypeFixed
Lead Pipe Length4.0
Pipe Retractable?Yes
Cleaning Rod?No