First, a plastic cheapo "Sketch-a-Graph" made in Canada by Linco in Oakville, Ontario. (Their location is now home to a hard electroplating firm.)
Second, a nicer wooden one made in Taiwan for REX Graphic Supply, a division of the American Pin and Fastener Corporation of Tempe, Arizona:
Finally, a very nice, all-aluminum one, also made in Taiwan but sold through Leichtung Workshops of Cleveland Ohio, one of the original tool mail-order businesses. It's copyrighted 1988:
You can actually make your own, less accurate version using a rubber band:
As an aside, the term "pantograph" was also used to denote a type of electrical switch!
|Canada 1962. The official handbook of present conditions and |
recent progress. Ottawa: Information Services Division,
Dominion Bureau of Statistics, 1962.