Finally! The stapler of my dreams! This is my dream stapler and I found it in good working order at the antique mall. It has a flip plate to switch between staples that press inwards and outwards. I prefer my staples to go inwards but I’m sure there’s a good case for staples that splay…

There is good reason why I couldn’t pass up the Agent Obsolete mixed lot of office supplies — pencils. And green ones, at that. From top to bottom: “Romang Gstaad” was determined to be a chalet builder in Gstaad, Switzerland Green “China Marker” by The America Crayon Company labelled “No. 517 GB” 8H Venus pencil unsharpened…

Another wonderful collection of office sundries is available at Agent Obsolete’s Etsy shop. This one is Office Details DeLuxe No 8 and includes a classic magnifying glass, metal numbers, a vintage wodden ruler, and an assortment of vintage packaging. Someone else please buy this so I won’t be tempted! (via by AgentObsolete on Etsy)