A gold and enamel presentation pencil
St. Petersburg, 1870-1871
quarto-sided pencil with extending pencil holder, rounded tip with engraved monogram, decorated with four enamel coats of arts under the Russian Imperial crown, each with different subject including the dates '1870-1871', Cyrillic 'E' and date '1787', two sides of the pencil with inscription in Cyrillic 'P.P. Grek/Voronezh-Rostov Railway' in champlevé blue enamel, with suspension ring, in original fitted box decorated on the top with the Russian crown, 56 standard
length: 8cm (3 1/8in).