What is It?
Here's the original paper holder:
Here's the original clipboard holder:
And here's how the clipboard holder works to hold a journal book in place for transcription onto typewriter:
Post-Script: I also had a weighted antique pen holder on my desk. But by placing my favorite pen on the What is It? gizmo, I am able to combine three items into one. I'm only really doing this because our house is small and cramped and we aint' getting a bigger one anytime soon.
Typecast via Olympia SM9, photos via Fujifilm X10.