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"I, Lothar von Faber of Stein..."

So begins a little-known handwritten document from 1882. It is an assignment of rights for the trademark “A.W.F.” to Eberhard Faber (the son of Eberhard Faber I, who died in 1879). 431 more words

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Eberhard Faber's Artist's Pencil

Offered individually as well as in sets, this early leadholder from the Eberhard Faber Co. is likely from the late 19th or early 20th century. 306 more words

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A Handsome Black Pencil (2)

Luxury probably means different things for different people. For me, it would be things like having a couple hundred new, hardcover books lined up to read. 175 more words

Eberhard Faber

"The other [pencils] are a snare, a delusion, and utterly useless." Some advice from Eberhard Faber about his pencils.

In an interview given to the Salt Lake Herald in 1906, Eberhard Faber II offered some sage advice to pencil users. While most of what he said borders on common sense it’s still illuminating to hear it straight from the horse’s mouth so to speak; like Bach himself telling you that sevenths should resolve downward by step, or Ted Williams telling you to keep your eye on the ball. 155 more words

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"The other [pencils] are a snare, a delusion and utterly useless." —Eberhard Faber

In an interview given to the Salt Lake Herald in 1906, Eberhard Faber II offered some sage advice to pencil users. While most of what he said borders on common sense it’s still illuminating to hear it straight from the horse’s mouth so to speak; like Bach himself telling you that sevenths should resolve downward by step, or Ted Williams telling you to keep your eye on the ball. 155 more words

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Isn't It Time For An Eberhard Faber Postage Stamp?

Not only is it time, I’d say it’s long overdue. Based on everything that the U.S. Postal Service asks of a stamp proposal, I put together a prospectus and created the samples pictured here.  94 more words

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