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Boston X ACTO Pencil Sharpener

More Efficient, Reliable, Versatile than Any Other Sharpener

Boston X ACTO Pencil Sharpener

More Efficient, Reliable, Versatile than Any Other Sharpener

WAS:  $29.95
NOW: $19.95
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Suggested by Helen Morris, Virginia Beach, VA

A trip to the hand-cranked Boston pencil sharpener was always an event in grammar school days, and now you won't even have to ask permission first. More efficient, reliable, and satisfying to use than any other sharpener, its polished shavings receptacle is as bright as the first day of school.

  • Accommodates all size pencils without over-sharpening
  • Solid-steel gear mechanism
  • Screws included for quick and easy wall or table mounting.

Bring back memories every time you sharpen your pencil with this Boston pencil sharpener.

Boston X ACTO Pencil Sharpener


Solid Steel Gears
All Steel Shavings Receptacle

Sizing & Specifications

Assembly Required: N

Cord Polarized: N

Outside Width: 4 1/2 in


Manufactured In: China

Material - Country Of Origin: China

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by my Boston Pencil sharpener Growing up I always had a Boston pencil sharpener. Then they were very hard to find and the new products that were available were inferior. Looking through the Vermont Country Store catalog, I saw they had one listed. We ordered it and hung it and now we have nice sharp pencils again. Thank you Vermont Country Store for having "old time trusted" products. October 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by "Just like the one we had in school!" My Daughter-in-Law who lives in Virginia mentioned a few months ago that she was looking for the type of pencil sharpener she had in school when she was a kid for my two grandsons. So I surprised her with the Boston X-ACTO Pencil Sharpener. She immediately sent me a pic with it attached to her kitchen cabinet. She said "it's sturdy and works better than she could ever imagined". They love it! May 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Oldie but goodie Been looking for a long time for a really long lasting pencil sharpener. One like I used to have mounted on my basement wall. The one I purchased looks & works like my old one, very pleased February 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Pencil Sharpener I'm so glad I found this thru Vermont Country Store, plus it does not break the lead. I love it. Thanks so much!!! January 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just like my sharpener in 6th grade! I am always looking for my little hand held sharpener, like the ones you use for eye makeup pencils. It never does a very good job at sharpening. When I saw this sharpener that was just like my sharpener in elementary school, I was thrilled. No more short points or pencil eating for me! December 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by A Pencil's Best Friend We use actual pencils around here; you know, the yellow 2.0 manual word processor with the self-correcting feature. We looked all over our little ol' town for a real pencil sharpener; couldn't find one worth carrying home. This one does the job with ease, and will probably outlast us! December 6, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by REPLACED 57 YEAR OLD PENCIL SHARPENER I received the pencil sharpener and immediately put up new one. I do not think the new one will last 57 years, but at least the new one doesn't chew up the pencils. I'm still looking for a better quality one. October 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by They DO make 'em like they used to For several years I have been searching for a good, old-fashioned pencil sharpener, not one of the new electric or kinetic things that sharpen one side of a pencil. This device is like I remember from school; metal cutting blades, adjustable size ring; removable shaving collector. This is the real deal. I love it. October 15, 2013
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