Helix Oxford Metal Compass & Pencil, Black
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Helix produced a range of different sets in the 1950s. With geometry a major part of maths in the 1950s it was an essential piece of equipment. The company was keen Here at the Staples, we have everything you need to fulfil all yourStationeryrequirements. Whether you are in the home, office or even in class, we have a range of products to suit your needs at great prices. Key Information: Helix Contract Metal Compass
Helix Die-cast Metal Compass (Pk 10) G07040 - Staples UK
More advanced sets might have dividers as well as compasses, chemistry stencils, an ink dip pen, Biros, propelling pencils and a wider range of pencils. Boots, W H Smith and Woolworths all sold geometry sets, some their own brand. You could buy the basic set in a tin as well as more deluxe sets with zipper cases or clamshell styleBy 1964 the Oxford set's box also included a pencil sharpener, a chemistry stencil and a school timetable. It was also cheaper. You only needed to part with
Helix Technical Compasses | Hobbycraft
Shopping for stationery is that mixture of too much choice and so little time – but with the Helix Technical Compasses, you can achieve accurate measurements without severe scrapings or wobbles. Helix is the most well-known name in mathematical instruments and geometry sets for children. Their famous 'Oxford Set of Mathematical Instruments' is still The box shows a picture of the Chapel and Old Library at Balliol College, Oxford. In 1951 you could have one for 7 shillings and 6 pence (37½p).Inspiration for the Oxford Set of Mathematical Instruments: The Chapel and Old Library at Balliol College, Oxford I think this is the perfect eraser. It cleanly lifts off graphite, is non smudgy and is firm enough that you can use a scalpel to carve it into a point to erase tiny details. I’m not a fan of coloured or putty erasers. I find they make a big old mess. Sometimes simple is best.