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Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602

I don’t think there is anything I can add to what has already been said about this famous pencil. However, because it did serve as my Starbucks moment in appreciating fine pencils, and because by its iconic status it frames much of the discussion on pencils nowadays, I want to touch upon it now rather than later, if only to refer back to it in later posts. 674 more words

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Clasp ➙ . . . ➙ Clamp

In case you haven’t seen any of the previous posts on this topic, Eberhard Faber’s “clamp” eraser was patented in 1921 and was first used on the  264 more words

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Eberhard Faber Permapoint 182 Mechanical Pencils

Though I agree with each and every word written in Chapter 11 of David Rees’s book, these Permapoint mechanical pencils from Eberhard Faber are an exception, owing to their… 41 more words

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"Agent For A.W. Faber's Lead Pencils"

This notice from 1870 is another piece of (what seems to me) a complicated puzzle. Lothar Faber sent his brother Eberhard to America to run the New York office and represent the interests of A.W. 172 more words

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